Jewish Community Relations Councilof San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

Resources

Many organizations, websites, publications and nonprofits have produced or aggregated resources on Jewish racial, gender and cultural diversity and Jewish social and racial justice actions.

Organizations

Be’Chol Lashon—Advocating for the Growth and Diversity of the Jewish People

Be’Chol Lashon was begun to build a support system and community for Jewish families of color. Today, it also works to build and strengthen diverse Jewish communities around the world and educate Jews and the general public about Jewish diversity. This website is a portal to many other sites on Jewish diversity.

Jews for Racial & Economic Justice

JFREJ is one of the first Jewish groups to focus on racial injustices. For more than 25 years it has mobilized New York’s Jewish community to fight for racial and economic justice.

Jews in All Hues

JIAH is an education and advocacy organization supporting Jews of multiple heritages.

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

RAC is one of the oldest Jewish social justice organizations. It is a unit of the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and mobilizes around federal, state and local legislation and organizes to support actions that further racial and social justice. This page is an excellent aggregator of diversity-focused resources:

Jewish Multiracial Network​

JMN was founded to strengthens Jewish life and families by empowering, connecting and championing Jews of Color and Jews of diverse heritages nationwide; "​Because Jews Come in All Colors."

Publications and Blogs

Forward

The Forward, a monthly magazine geared to American Jews, frequently runs articles and opinion pieces on Jewish diversity and racial and social justice.

Tablet

Tablet is a daily online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture that features deep investigative reporting and leading-edge thought pieces.

My Jewish Learning

My Jewish Learning is a nonpartisan and nondenominational resource for all things Jewish.

Jewlicious

Jewlicious is a daily blog dedicated to inspiring young adults, through formal and informal (and often humorous and irreverent) channels, to foster young adult engagement in the Jewish world.

Jewschool

Jewschool is a website with the mission to connect and broadcast Jewish grassroots activists and thinkers dissatisfied with the status quo. Here are two verticals focused on identity and justice:

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Celebrating African American Jews

New York Public Library blog post on outstanding achievers who are African American and Jewish by Amanda Seigel, Jewish Division, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building.