Oftentimes, Jewish people depicted in the media typically appear to be of European descent, yet most Jews don’t fit into this category.

While the two largest groups of Jews in North America are Ashkenazi Jews from countries like Germany, France, and Eastern Europe and Sephardic Jews from Portugal and Spain, there are also Mizrahi Jews from the Middle East, Ethiopian Jews, and so many more across the globe.

Although there are many differences between these groups such as the languages they speak, the foods they eat, or even the Jewish customs and traditions they keep, they all share the core connection of Judaism and are a part of one peoplehood.

This series is part of a partnership with the Z3 Project. More about their work can be found at https://www.z3project.org