Alexandra Corwin is executive director of Ammud: The Jews of Color Torah Academy, She is rooted in her Ashkenazi, Peruvian, and Quechua heritages. She has directed Jewish education programs, is a former teacher, community organizer, school leader, leadership director.. She has a Master’s in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a certificate in Restorative Justice at the Intersections of Indigeneity, Spirituality, and Race from the Harvard Divinity School. Alexandra Corwin, welcome to the podcast.
October 26th, 2022 | Season 1 | 57 mins 16 secs
ammud, interview, jewish, jews of color, judaism, reconstructing judaism, reconstructionist, torah, yeshiva
Imagine if there were a digital yeshiva where Jews of Color could gather to learn Torah and Jewish practices in a safe, supportive atmosphere in which no one’s Jewishness is questioned. Good news, Ammud: The Jews of Color Torah Academy already exists! In this episode, we speak with Ammud's executive director, Alexandra Corwin, and delve into why Jews of Color need affinity spaces and how such spaces can benefit all Jewish communities.