Filed under: Blogosphere, Iran, Jewish Diversity, Jewish Identity, Jewish Life, Jews of Color, Media, Media Bias, Mizrahi, Persian Jewry, Pop Culture, United States
Author: Naomi Sobel
Fatemeh Fakhraie over at Racialicious does a great job analyzing W magazine‘s big article on Persian Jews in Los Angeles. The first commenter sums it up well:
On one hand, it’s nice to see some acknowledgment that non-Ashkenazi Jews and Jews of color exist. On the other, a representation that just plays on stereotypes can be worse than no representation at all.