Carmel Tanaka (she/her) will be the December featured speaker in Kolot Mayim Reform Temple’s Building Bridges: Celebrating Diversity in Jewish Life on Sunday, December 5th at 11 AM PST on Zoom. Carmel will talk about her Jewish and Japanese heritage, and the generational impact of both the Holocaust and the Japanese internment camps in Canada. Carmel will share her lived experience of how she builds bridges and celebrates all her intersecting identities, Jew-ISH-ly. As a queer Jew ofColor, Carmel sees herself as uniquely positioned to be an interconnected. bridge.