Are Jews White?

Jeffrey Kass
Bouncin’ and Behavin’ Blogs
5 min readMar 26, 2024

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Jewish children in Yemen in 1909
Image: Public Domain from 1909

When I was in middle school in Ohio decades ago, I knew that there were white kids, Black kids, and a group of us Jewish kids.

It hadn’t dawned on me until my first year of college, taking a Black studies course with a friend, that the tone of my skin looked strikingly similar to that of white students.

For most of my childhood, I not only learned about the centuries of hatred inflicted on Jews, from ancient…

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Jeffrey Kass
Bouncin’ and Behavin’ Blogs

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