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Posts Tagged ‘Jewish Multiracial Network

Not only is Chava one of my best friends, she’s one the President of the Jewish Multiracial Network (JMN), the organization I am an active volunteer for. Below is an expert of the candid piece that Chava wrote for JTA about racism in the Orthodox Jewish community. I often hear that these experiences are to […]

What Does a Jew Look Like?-A New Video from JMN

Posted by: erika on: May 9, 2014

I’m excited about this video for a lot of reasons. Yes, the fact that I shot and edited is one of the reasons. I am, by no means, a videographer and I’m actually quite pleased with how it turned out. The real reason I’m excited about it is because I’m excited about the work that […]

#BlogExodus-10 Nissan; Leave

Posted by: erika on: April 10, 2014

I’m a little late to the game, but so excited about this project. Leave: verb  1. go away from. 2. allow to remain. It’s interesting that the two definitions of leave are opposites. Even more interesting as I think about where I am in my Jewish life. On one hand things will remain and on the other […]

Some things on my radar

Posted by: erika on: December 29, 2012

Hey Team! I hope those of you who celebrate enjoyed your Christmas holiday! I spent the holiday with M’s family in Texas. I wish I had more to report, but unfortunately on the third morning I woke up with a terrible hacking cough, stuffy nose, clogged sinuses and a terrible headache. I’m back home in […]

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