Unruly

A racial justice blog by the Jews of Color and Sephardi/Mizrahi Caucus organized in partnership with Jewish Voice for Peace
V’ahavta

V’ahavta

By Aurora Levins Morales
Say these words when you lie down and when you rise up,
when you go out and when you return. In times of mourning
and in times of joy. Inscribe them on your doorposts,
embroider them on your garments, tattoo them on your shoulders,

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This Is How I Spell ‘Unruly’

This Is How I Spell ‘Unruly’

By Danny Bryck The text is a combination of English and Hebrew, in Solitreo lettering, and reads “Unruly” (the name of this blog) and intertwined below it, “Lo Nechmadot.” It was designed originally as one half of a T shirt for the Jews of... read more
Praying at The Wailing Wall

Praying at The Wailing Wall

By Sydney Levy Last month, I found myself praying at the Wailing Wall — but I was not in Jerusalem. I was at the wall that separates San Diego from Tijuana. It is a metal structure that extends eastward as far as the eye can see into the horizon, and that dips... read more

If You Could Go Back

By Danny Bryck
I know, I know
If you could go back you
would walk with Jesus
You would march with King
Maybe assassinate Hitler
At least hide Jews in your basement
It would all be clear to you

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A Bittersweet Connection

By Andrew Kadi A few days ago, I was on a flight from Canada to the U.S. sitting next to an African-American family. The husband, seated in front of me, appeared to be wearing a religious cap with a blue & white menorah on it. The wife was sitting next to me with... read more