NYT on African-American Jews

There’s a very interesting piece in the NYT on African-American Jews, who struggle for acceptance in the broader Jewish community.

Black Rabbi Reaches Out to Mainstream of His Faith – New York Times

The touching video report that accompanies it is worth watching, as well.

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    This post reminds me of reading Lovesong by Julius Lester back in the day. It was interesting how some of his experiences as an African-American coming to accept some “exotic” Middle Eastern resonated with my own and others’ conversion narratives.