A black, Orthodox rabbi’s novel addresses racism in the Jewish community | Jewish Telegraphic Agency

NEW YORK (JTA) — When Shais Rishon thinks of American Jewish literature, virtually no Jews of color come to mind — as characters or authors. “We’re invisible, pretty much,” he told JTA. As an African-American Orthodox rabbi, Rishon hopes to change that. He recently published a semi-autobiographical novel titled “Ariel Samson: Freelance Rabbi,” under his pen name, MaNishtana….

Source: A black, Orthodox rabbi’s novel addresses racism in the Jewish community | Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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