Tag: jewish women of color

Embroidering Her Past

The iconography in Maxine Lee Ewaschuk’s embroidery reflects the lenses through which she sees the world and the world sees her.

Totally Normal

While my tears flowed and the moment felt surreal, my five-year-old asked me if Elsa from Frozen is real.

From Catholic to Conservative Jew: One Spiritual Journey

Within the Orthodox community I have not been treated differently. When I did my very first Pesach, this woman asked, “Do you have food for Pesach?” I said “No,”…she sent me apple juice and all the seasonings and everything you can think of. And she said, “You’re a single woman, this is what we’re here for.” That’s when I knew I was welcome and I didn’t have to worry about much.