Rebecca's written work focuses on issues of culture, politics, and justice from her perspective as a Black Jewish artist and activist. Her writing has been published in Jewish Currents, The New Republic, The Jewish Daily Forward, The Nation, +972, and others. Below is a selection of some of her recent work sorted by topic.
Racism & Antisemitism
An Antisemitic Judge, a White Supremacist System. October 4, 2019 Jewish Currents
The Pittsburgh Killer And Kroger’s Gunman Didn’t Just Kill. They Stole Our Memory. November 1, 2018 The Jewish Daily Forward
Why Jewish Organizations Should Not Be Tearing Down Angela Davis, January 9, 2019 The Jewish Daily Forward
Black Antisemitism Is Not Inherently “Left-Wing.” December 20, 2019 Jewish Currents
Selective Memory, December 4, 2020 Jewish Currents
Jews of Color
Jews of Color and the Policing of White Space. May 29, 2020 Jewish Currents
Tiffany Haddish’s Bat Mitzvah Is a Powerful Affirmation for Black Jews Hey Alma
Black Jewish Voices Are Finally Being Heard. So Is The Racist Backlash, January 24, 2019 The Jewish Daily Forward
Beyond Good Intentions - Interview with the authors of Not Free to Desist August 28, 2020 Jewish Currents
White Savior Cinema - Interview with Lexi Alexander January 8, 2021 Jewish Currents.
The Jewish Case for a President Bernie Sanders, March 15, 2020, JTA
The Limits and Dangers of a Fixation on “Nonviolence,” June 8, 2020, The New Republic
How the sun of Palestine reached a Black Panther in jail. 15, December 2015 EI