Rivka, a Jew of Jamaican descent born and raised in Toronto, seeks to build community among Jews of Colour in Canada while opening dialogue among the mainstream Jewish community about the experience of Jews of Colour. She is the co-founder of the group Jews of Colour - Canada and the sole Canadian recipient of the URJ's JewV'Nation Fellowship. Rivka is a recognized speaker on Jewish Diversity and is filming a documentary on Jewish Diversity. She is also the Executive Director at Beit Rayim Synagogue and School.
We are an incredibly diverse group. This documentary will explore the rich history of diversity within Judaism. It will discuss how we are starting to embrace our differences and how we can do a better job of celebrating our diversity