The more we learn and challenge ourselves, the more our communities have the capacity to become bastions of diversity, equity, and inclusion. These books can help prepare you in your and your community’s fight against oppression.
Being queer means something different to everyone who identifies this way. Mo Selkirk (she/her), a queer Jewish mother, spouse, and activist, to name a few, discusses how her grandparents inspired her to embrace Judaism, what it means to be in a queer family, and how presenting as straight has been a blessing and a curse. “My [queer] invisibility is my personal superpower,” she says, “because people will say things to me [when] they don’t know who they’re talking to, and…I have the have the opportunity to educate them.”
Want to be more actively antiracist but feel unsure where to start? The Union for Reform Judaism shares resources that provide an informative and engaging look into institutional racism, privilege, and the lived experiences of Jews of Color.