by Hadar Dubowsky

White Jewish Female

What happens when I fit into more than one category?

I was drawn to a New York conference called “Organizing for Social Change: Fighting Racism and the Politics of Division,” because it was one of the only multicultural conferences I’d ever seen where Jews were to be included as Jews. Clues to me that this gathering (sponsored by the North Star Foundation) would be different included the facts that the advance listed Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) as an active player in the conference planning, kosher meals were offered and the title of a series of workshops on “People’s Histories” included “Jewish-Americans” as one of the choices.

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Riddles of Identity

The articles in this special section:

Herefords, Hebrew and Me

by Karen Praqer

At the feminist ranch

White Jewish Female

by Hadar Dubowsky

 What happens when I fit into more than one category?

Mother Tongue

fiction by Alina Sivorinovsky