Reflections of a Jewminicana




Excerpt By:   Aliza Hausman (Los Angeles, USA)

“According to some people being Jewish now means that I’m no longer Hispanic (I’ve gotten this one from Jews and non-Jewish Latinos alike) and according to some people being Hispanic means I can never really be Jewish (I’ve gotten this one mostly from Jews).

Some people surveying my situation have noted that as a Jewminicana, I fit innowhere because I make both the Jews and Dominicans–and even some of the Dominican Jews–of the world uncomfortable (not to mention everyone else).

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