A Montreal Ashkenazi perspective…

Montreal

 

I had a chat with a friend from Montreal who is a white Ashkenazi Jew about his impressions of the Jewish community there as it pertains to Jews of Colour …

I explained to my friend that I was looking for some honest insight into the Ashkenazi mindset regarding diversity within the Jewish community. Because he is a white male who represents the “majority” mindset of the Jewish community, I thought he might have some interesting opinions about the question of diversity and inclusion. He was quick to point out that his perspective is that of an upper middle-class, white male and so his opinions may not represent the opinions of the entire community. Our conversation was nonetheless very interesting and enlightening.

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