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.

Birthright While Black

What one Birthright participant learned from her first trip to Israel

From Germany to Gabon: The Poetry of Jewish Experience

Jews from around the world participate in unique community event

When Life Changes Your Plans

A memoir of an American Jewish Indian adoptee

Latino, Hispanic or Sephardic?

A Sephardi Jew explains some commonly confused terms

Recipes and Memories from Hanukkah in India

An Indian Jew shares her Hanukkah traditions

Why this Mixed-Race Jew Loves Hanukkah

How the ancient Hanukkah story inspires a modern thinking about race and authenticity

When the Mikvah Water Touches Your Black Hair

A conversion brings wholeness to body, mind and spirit.

After Pittsburgh, Why “They” Won’t Win

Mom draws on Black and Jewish heritage in face of daughter's fear

From Small Town Ethiopia to Big City Law Student

How parents' courage inspired a life of service for one Ethiopian Jew