Next Juneteenth…


Juneteenth should be far more well-known than it is, especially among Jews – I wrote about just as much already one year ago. On June 19, 1865, then-commander of the […]

100 Years Later: JCRC Commemorates Centennial of Duluth Lynching


The memorial in downtown Duluth calls us to remember the murder of those three young black men, reflect on our nation’s ongoing struggle with racism and white supremacy, and to speak out against injustice.

Will We Learn?


History repeats. Happy that tye dye is back in style. The 60’s are back? But this time, it’s takeout movies only and living room concerts. Our resistance is not “Make […]

Anti-Racist Resources for Jews


Jump To: Everyday Action | Front Line Actions | Jewish Community & JoC-Led Orgs | Resource Sharing ($$$) | Resource Sharing (Goods & Services) | Anti-Racist (Un)Learning Resources | (Un)Learning with Kids | […]

Taking A Stand & Taking Action


Enzi Tanner makes a very important distinction in how he identifies. Sometimes he’s OK with being identified more broadly as a Jew of Color. But right now, he prefers to […]

Abolishing MPD Isn’t As Radical As It Sounds


Abolishing the Minneapolis Police Department isn’t as radical as it sounds to most people. If you’re like many Twin Cities residents, you may be thinking “alright, it’s obvious the system […]

Where Was the “Peace” 400 Years Ago?


(Editor’s note: This piece contains strong language) My father is the most peaceful man I know. A few years ago, he came home from the watch store, and told us […]

TC Rabbis Among Hundreds In Silent Marches


Over the course of seven blocks on Tuesday afternoon, nearly 1,000 clergy members of all faiths made the slow — and silent — walk from the Sabatini Community Center, along […]

Unsafe Or Uncomfortable?


There is a difference between unsafe and uncomfortable. Humans are most comfortable among like-minded humans. Social media has been built with algorithms to ensure we are surrounded by familiar opinions […]