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You Wear Your Black, Like I Wear My Skin

DIANE (DAVIDA) BELLAMY’s poem “You Wear Your Black, Like I Wear My Skin” expresses her point of view of the shooting incident in Jersey City, NJ in 2019. She tried to make sense of it by asking herself, WHY? Could the shooter not SEE they were both wearing “Black”?

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LUIS ROBERTO BURGOS (he/him) is a Black, Queer, Jewish, Neurodiverse Earthling based on Lenape land, colonially known as New York City.

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What does Judaism teach about what freedom means?

Israel / Occupied Palestinian Territories

How do democracy, nationalism (i.e., Zionism), and human rights coexist in a Jewish State in the 21st century?


How does Judaism contribute to our work reinvigorating and reimagining democracy in the United States?

What topics are on your mind?

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Emor Bookshelf

Each month, we ask a leading Emor contributor to tell us about one book they read recently that is speaking to our moment.

Team Human by Douglas Rushkoff

Rushkoff’s call towards re-prioritization and rethinking our own place within the world is, itself, a call towards messianic action.