A Kwanzakkah Story

A Kwanzakkah Story

By Shoshana Akua Brown Prologue: This is just my story of the creation of Kwanzakkah. I’m sure I wasn’t the first person to think of this holiday, nor the first to say the word Kwanzakkah out loud. I imagine tons of Black Jews saying it regularly amongst their...
Rivers of Grief/Tents of Kinship


Rivers of Grief/Tents of Kinship


By Aurora Levins Morales Artwork By Ricardo Levins Morales By all the rivers of our many exiles, we have sat down and wept, as we remembered the lands of our ancestors, the lands that were stolen from us, the places we were stolen and driven from. We wept as we...
The Israeli Black Panthers Haggadah

The Israeli Black Panthers Haggadah

Haggadah by Reuven Abergel English translation by Itamar Haritan In 1971, members of the Israeli Black Panthers, a group inspired by the US Black Panther Party and organizing against anti-Mizrahi racism in Israel, created the following Haggadah to share their...
How to make tishpishti

How to make tishpishti

by Danny Bryck 1. Tell everyone that you’re making tishpishti for the Mizrahi/Sephardi Community Seder, ishala. 2. Now you have to make it, because ishala is just a figure of speech in a dying language. 3. Go around to every grocery store in the neighborhood...