Michael J. DeYoung

Michael is the web manager and program coordinator for Be'chol Lashon. He recently graduated from Brandeis Univesity, in Waltham, Massachusetts, where he studied history and business. Michael was born in South Jersey, to an American Jewish mother, and African American father. Michael and his two sisters were raised and adopted by their maternal grandparents. Under their care, he was able to explore his biracial–Jewish identity.

Articles by Michael J. DeYoung

Learning from Laughter this Father’s Day

A Father's Day tribute to the white grandfather who raised me to be a proud biracial Jewish man.

My Christian Great-Grandmother, My Jewish Inspiration

Beatrice W. Hudson, known to me as Be Be, was my great-grandmother. She was one of the strongest, and most ...