Jewish& is a blog by Be’chol Lashon, which gives voice to the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of Jewish identity and experience. The original multicultural people, Jews have lived around the world for millennia. Today, with globalism and inclusion so key in making choices about engaging in Jewish life,Jewish& provides a forum for personal reflection, discussion, and debate.
“Strange Ladinos” and Their Struggle for Acceptance as Americans and Jews
Despite facing racism themselves, Sephardic Jews were, and still are, not immune from perpetuating systems of racial oppression.
From the Marines to Montana, Rabbi-To-Be Embraces Challenges
“Being a Jew of color in a rural environment in an incredibly white state is really difficult at times, and yet it’s exactly where I want to be.”
Ethiopian Scholar Reflects on Extraordinary Life and Career
Harvard Divinity School Distinguished Alumni honoree has worked to spread education and promote peace.
John Lewis Remembered: A Handshake to Bridge a Nation
No greater strength have I ever felt than the compassion and resolve of his tightly clasped hand.
This Black Jewish Teen Is Leading the Fight for Climate Justice
Diller Tikkun Olam Award recipient says environmental justice and racial justice are connected.
Black Jewish Educator Advocates for More Inclusive Classrooms
Former district school leader and author of forthcoming book on "identity safe classrooms" shares best practices.
7 LGBTQ+ Jews of Color You Should Know
These talented people represent an array of Jewish experience and racial/ethnic identity.
Juneteenth: Joy in the Midst of Pain
While the death of George Floyd brings up personal traumas for many us, it’s important to remember that part of self-care is finding joy.
Appoint Black Jews to Major Organization Boards — Now
Black Jewish representation stands at 0.2 percent, a fraction of even the lowest estimate of the population of Black Jews.
Black Jews Are Grieving, and We Need You to Help Us Mourn
What shiva can teach us about holding Black people during this traumatic time.