Yemeni Muslims and Jews start family, by Mokhtar – Yemen

Around July 22, 2009, some Jewish families moved from Raidah district, Amran province, to Sawan area in the Yemeni capital Sana'a, the place where I used to live. I happened to be neighbors with a Yemeni guy called Abdurrahman who got married to a displace Jewish woman called Laiah. Raidah, a Yemeni village in Amran province … Continue reading Yemeni Muslims and Jews start family, by Mokhtar – Yemen

My First Egalitarian Prayer by Binny Zupnick, Israel

“Want to come with us to the synagogue we’re praying at?” “Okay.” What seems at first glance like an innocuous and rote question and answer, this exchange has stuck with me over the years. It was Shavuot[1] night, 2014, Jerusalem, Katamon, at my family friend’s with whom I was staying for the holiday. Two other … Continue reading My First Egalitarian Prayer by Binny Zupnick, Israel