Identity in Contemporary Black Jewish Fiction is a title which raises different reactions. On the one hand, the reader might ask him- /herself is there such a thing as Black-Jewish fiction and on the other hand, the problems which the title implies are acknowledged. These difficulties in the Black-Jewish relationship are going to be evaluated in this book. Although there is certainly a numerous Black-Jewish population in the world, only the relation in the US is going to be regarded. There are different aspects which decide how the relationship between people of Black and Jewish decent has been manifested. To define ethnical terms or the identity conflict which is raised, multiculturalism and the debate of ethnical identity are being discussed to lead to the times of the Civil Rights Movement which certainly have been influenced by slavery. An important work and the main source for this book is "The Time of our Singing" by Richard Powers. However, it is not the only novel regarding the issue. There are different other literary works which will be looked at.