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.

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.

Why You Need to Care About Black Lives Matter

A young Jew of Color speaks to White Jews.

Try to See Me

Even before the pandemic, even before I started wearing a mask in public, some people saw me as just a big, suspicious-looking black guy because of their implicit biases.

Matcha Cheesecake for Shavuot? Yes, Please

One sliver lining of quarantine has been spending quality time with my Japanese father and Israeli mother.

Learning to See My Jewish and Korean Identities as Complementary

I am constantly making mistakes, questioning my identity, and second-guessing myself, but I know that this work is a process.

Persian Singer Embraces Multiple Roles: Band Leader, Scholar, and Teacher

Mizrachi music is the soundtrack we need for this moment.

Checking in with Mothers of Multiracial Jewish Children

Four mothers share insights about raising children who navigate multiple identities, making the best of quarantine.