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 of Jewish Diversity. She is also the Synagogue Administrator for City Shul, teaches computers at the Bernard Betel Centre and volunteered for Limmud Toronto 2017 as the Chair of Logistics.
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