Tamara Fish (she/her) is a co-founder of KHAZBAR: an oasis in deserts of Jewish Diversity for JOCs and Serious Allies. She served as president of the Jewish Multiracial Network (JMN), president and board member of Congregation Tehillah, Riverdale, NY, and Assistant Director of the Office of the University Chaplain at Columbia University. For 10 years she was first an adjunct and then full-time faculty in the Religion Dept. of Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY. An African-American Jew, Tamara enjoys working with synagogues, Jewish Day Schools and other Jewish communities to explore race relations kindly and constructively. She consulted with the Melton School for the Social Justice-Racial Justice Supplement (2021), consulted and co-designed the Academy for Jewish Religion’s 2020 annual 3-day fall retreat for alumni, faculty, and current seminarians, including building and conducting interactive workshops; conducted a 2-part Anti-Racism Training with Rabbi Bob Kaplan of JCRC-NY for CSS; co-taught a 3-part workshop, "Race and Racism in America," with Ruth Messinger (AJWS) for the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, and is a frequent consultant for the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable (JSJR) for DEIJ organizational and procedural concerns. She is the author of “Ahead of Yom Kippur, How Can You Repair Relationships With African-American Jews?” Harvard U., AB; Union Theo. Sem., MA; Columbia U., MPhil, ABD.