Shekhiynah Larks

Shekhiynah Larks works at Be'chol Lashon. She is a native of Oakland, California and is getting her BA at the University of San Francisco. She is majoring in politics and a student in the Swig program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice.

Articles by Shekhiynah Larks

Are Jews Ethnic?

A new approach to ethnic studies leaves Jews, Hindus and Asians out of the picture

New Jew Enters New Year with a Slice of Apple Pie

Convert reflects on her eventful first year as a Jew and shares a family recipe.

Growing the Next Generation of Jewish Leaders of Color

California summer camp empowers teens of color to be leaders

Remembering Victor McElhaney, the Rhythm of the Town

"My cousin wasn’t Jewish, but his soul is a nigun, a song."

Birthright While Black

What one Birthright participant learned from her first trip to Israel

When the Mikvah Water Touches Your Black Hair

A conversion brings wholeness to body, mind and spirit.