I said I’d convert to placate my boyfriend. But his family would never disregard the fact that I was Korean.
A genetic test for Tay-Sachs revealed surprising results—and helped my husband and me discover what Judaism means to us
As a black classical singer, I avoided singing negro spirituals—until Yiddish music helped me hear them in a new way as a Jew
Since both my parents were converts to Judaism, my family didn’t have any Jewish recipes to pass down. So I created my own.
When I was a child, my family’s history was hidden from me. Now I’ve made sure that my own child will always know where she came from.