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.

Welcoming Synagogue Diversity

I feel at home at this synagogue because I have never been made to feel like a token.

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.

Feeling at Home Among 900 Black Jews at an Ethiopian-Israeli Wedding

As I look around the room, for the first time in my life I feel like I belong to the Jewish people.

Celebrating 100 Years of Judaism in Uganda

Be'chol Lashon travels to the Pearl of Africa for the Abayudaya's centennial celebration.

Growing the Next Generation of Jewish Leaders of Color

California summer camp empowers teens of color to be leaders

A Mexican-Jewish Fairytale Love Story

For this Latino-Jewish couple, being together has always been the obvious path

Reclaiming My Russian-Chinese Heritage

An American Jew examines the meaning of her family's Russian-Chinese story

An Indian Jew Falls in Love with Israel

Charting a path of connection and adventure

Judaism Was Destiny for This Guatemalan

In moving to the United States from Guatemala, I found my purpose and place in Jewish community

Teff Matzah: A Passover Experiment

A kosher-for-Passover alternative to injera...that we don't recommend.