A clip from Samson Koletkar‘s “Mahatma Moses Comedy Tour” recorded on Aug 11, 2010 at Rooster T Feathers Comedy Club in Sunnyvale, California. When I started attending a Sephardic/Mizrahi shul in Los Angeles and I mentioned to friends that a lot of the congregants were from as far as England, India, Iran, Burma, Iraq, Morocco,… Continue reading REALLY? WAIT, I GOTTA VALIDATE YOUR JUDAISM!
“There are Hispanic Jews? No way! I’ve never heard of any.” Wish I could send this article below to every Jew (especially Jewish New Yorkers) who has uttered that statement in my presence! Doesn’t anyone remember what the Spanish Inquisition was about? And don’t they know that “Don Francisco,” host of the beloved “Sabado Gigante”… Continue reading Noteworthy News: Yes, there ARE Hispanic Jews! In NY!
The new Mr. and Mrs. Smith-like TV show, Undercovers follows a black couple getting back into the CIA spy game after retiring five years earlier to have “a normal life” and run a catering business. I can’t remember the last time I saw a show on Network TV that had not one but two people… Continue reading TV That Looks Like ME!
Look, it’s me on TV with some of the coolest Jews of colors you’ll ever meet. Check us out on The Jewish Channel’s “Jews of Color” show. For more details: “Jews of Color 01” on The Jewish Channel Want to watch the show for free? If you have Cablevision, go to the On Demand main… Continue reading TJC’s Jews of Color Promo
My husband’s tribute to my good hair day and the hair covering that was swallowed up by it. Most people are socially appropriate enough that they don’t or won’t comment on what’s going on with your hair unless it’s on fire. I think that’s pretty fair. I mean, if you’re having a bad hair day,… Continue reading The Hair Covering Adventures of Me and My Rastafarian Beret: An Afro-tastic Report
“It may not be racist, but it’s a question I’m tired of hearing”Looking a bit brown still means being asked where you’re from. So here’s a ready-made answer for the overly curious By Ariane Sherine Last weekend, I had The Conversation for the 3,897th time – and this time, it took place in central London… Continue reading Just in case you think this stuff only happens to you!
Event: Festival Djudeo-Espanyol 2010: Celebrating the Crypto-Jewish Legacy of New MexicoDate: Friday=Saturday, March 19-20, 2010 Place: Congregation Nahalat Shalom, 3606 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM Admission: Donations accepted at the door Details: Friday, March 19th, 2010/7-8pmSEPHARDIC SERVICE led by Stephanie Shefia Cohen with Rabino Stephen Leon and RabinaDeborah Brin, and a 17th century Converso… Continue reading Cool Jewish Events: Festival Djudeo-Espanyol 2010
Davi Cheng talks about what it’s like to be a “one-stop” shop minority, Jewish, Chinese, female and lesbian.
Hey, this year I’m hoping that my blog will win the 2009 Be’chol Lashon Media Awards “for excellence in reporting on global Judaism.” I have to choose three blog posts that represent “Memoirs of a Jewminicana” but I’m stuck between these five. Which three should I submit? #1: “A Video Response to ‘Where are you… Continue reading What’s your favorite blog post from 2009?
Hey, this year I’m hoping that one of my published articles from 2009 will win the 2009 Be’chol Lashon Media Awards “for excellence in reporting on global Judaism.” So which was your favorite article? #1: 10 Questions with Author Ernest Adams (MyJewishLearning.com) Up close and personal with author Ernest H. Adams about his memoir, “From… Continue reading What’s your favorite article?