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Your Skin Color/ Ethnicity and Assumptions of Jewishness

The title and tone of this article made me cringe: “Black and Jewish, and Seeing No Contradiction” http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/28/nyregion/28blackjews.html The assumption is that they should see a contradiction with being both. Why should they? Particularly for Shais Rison, one of the interviewees in the article, who is a fouth-generation Orthodox Jew. —Why the generations of his… Continue reading Your Skin Color/ Ethnicity and Assumptions of Jewishness