About Erika Davis

I'm a freelance writer and blogger living in Bedstuy, Brooklyn. I am indeed a black, gay Jew(in training) and have a lovely Jewish girlfriend. I'm working on a memoir and write the blog http://www.blackgayjewish.com

Getting 200 Jews Talking About Gefilte Fish

By September 11, 2012

The long-maligned Jewish culinary staple finally gets some love at Gefilte Talk Read More

Does This Mezuzah Make My Apartment Look Jewish?

By August 16, 2012

When my partner and I moved in together, we realized there were many different ways to create a Jewish home. The thing we both agreed on was that we wanted a mezuzah on our door. Read More

Hip Hop Artist Yitz “Y-Love” Jordan Discusses Being Black, Gay, and Jewish

By May 21, 2012

Orthodox rapper talks to Jewcy about his decision to come out publicly, the surprising reactions to his announcement, and his plans for the future Read More

The Son Of A Cantor Man: Noah Aronson

By July 7, 2011

oom with Noah Aronson as he’s talking about his music is seeing the passion in his eyes. The son of beloved Cantor Theodore Aronson, Noah has decided to follow a similar path and devote his life to making his music accessible and tangible for Jewish audiences. Read More

Black, Gay, And Jewish: Passover Lamb And Sweeping Statements

By April 15, 2011

My culture is black and queer while my religion is Jewish. This is not to say that they cannot coexist. Read More