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Are White Looking Jews Actually White?

I am 1/4 Ashkenazi Jewish and I have grown up with some of the culture. It is only recently I have stumbled upon the debate around if ethnic (and light skinned) Jews are white or not. I am not sure what to think about this one, because we have faced centuries of hate and still do, so with that history it feels like erasing the struggles Jews have faced to call them “white”. There is obviously privilege that comes with having fair skin, just want to acknowledge that, but there are still white passing POCs that identify as POC.

I also grew up hearing how my mom and grandfather were bullied for “looking” and being Jewish, and my mom was always very insecure about her curls and hooked nose (stereotypical Jewish traits).

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