UpStart is thrilled to announce the 2024 Cohort of our flagship UpSpring program, welcoming the nine entrepreneurial leaders and their organizations to the UpStarter Network! Read more here.
Right now we’re in the middle of Latin Heritage Month we’re reading Peoplehood Papers: Latin American Jewish Peoplehood, a group of essays edited by Analucía Lopezrevoredo, Shlomi Ravid, and Smadar Bar Akiva. Read more here.
Trailblazers and leaders, these two Entwine alumni are fostering an intersectional Jewish world. Read more here.
The Latin Jewish Festival welcomed not only Latin-Jewish families but also embraced multiethnic families seeking to experience Judaism through a multicultural lens. Read more here.
The experience of immigration, of having to find belonging in a foreign land, lies at the core of Jewish identity. Throughout our history, the Jewish community has migrated all over the globe, rendering a rich tapestry of diverse heritages and cultural traditions. Read more here.
Jewtina y Co. seeks to engage the Latin-Jewish community in conversations about intersectional identity through cohort experiences, learning resources and programs that nurture and celebrate Latin-Jewish multiculturalism. Read more here.
How far would you travel for a Shabbat service? Last week, Jews and allies from around the country gathered for the 2nd Annual Jews of Color Mishpacha Project Shabbaton, building community through worship, meals, conversation, and recreational fun. Read more here.
The Slingshot Fund, which works with young philanthropists to promote Jewish innovation, has released its 2022 “10 to Watch,” a list of 10 relatively new Jewish nonprofits responding to the current concerns of American Jews in original ways. Read more here.
Each night, Jews from a different location around the globe will light candles as a part of the series, which highlights an aspect of local Jewish music, dance or cuisine, as well as the location’s Jewish history. Read more here.
It is in the divine image — B’tzelem Elohim — when an intergenerational and multiracial group of Jews gather, if only for a weekend. It’s incredibly spiritual when you can just be with other JOCs without having to explain your existence. Read more here.
Judaism isn’t a path focused simply on wishing for good things; if our goal is to make each year “sweeter” than the last, we must work to make it happen. Read more here.
“Beyond the Count: Perspectives and Lived Experiences of Jews of Color” gives Jews of Color for the first time a robust, easily accessible and parsable data set that reveals what many have known for generations. Read more here.
Feeling empowered by my multicultural identity has become fundamental to my narrative, but the road to get here was long, incredibly lonely and exhausting. Read more here.
After the social media campaigns end, how do we, as Jewish-Latino/xs, create systemic change against racism and anti-Black violence? The first place we need to start is within our own community. Read more here.