Jewish&

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.

Finding Encouragement in MLK’s Words—And America’s Changing Demographics

My mixed-race daughter will be part of the nonwhite majority of American youth, which is cause for both celebration and fear.

Colombia-Raised Entrepreneur Brings Latin American Judaica to Etsy

Co-founder of Ikku craft store empowers Colombian and Guatemalan artisans who have been victims of violence.

Greek Jewish Hanukkah Is Not A Paradox

Celebrating Hanukkah with unique Greek Jewish customs

Who Black Hebrew Israelites Are—And Who They Are Not

While many, if not most, Israelite or Hebrew adherents have not had a halachic conversion, it’s not so easy to dismiss them as “not real Jews.”

How My Bukharian Jewish Community Celebrates Hanukkah

Professor and tour guide in New York shares history and recipe for Hannukah cookies.

Meet the Hardest Working Sephardic Man in Show Business

David Serero draws on his Moroccan Jewish heritage in his adaptations of classic plays.

Sigd: A Unique Ethiopian Jewish Celebration

Challenging ignorance by celebrating diversity at Sigdiyada

Are Jews Ethnic?

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

Armenian, Russian, Mexican and…Jewish

Growing into my Jewish Multicultural heritage and future

Welcoming My Unwelcomed Ancestors this Sukkot

Sharing the diversity of my Jewish life with my grandparents.