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.

Reading Torah in Korea With A Chopstick

Judaism takes on familiar and new forms on the Korean peninsula

Indonesian Culinary and Cultural Inspiration for Rosh Hashana

A childhood in Java inspires home cook to feed Jewish community in Singapore

Why Diversity Matters to the Next Generation of Jews

What an Asian-American Jew learned about his own assumptions

Weaving Together An Authentic Indian Jewish Life

An Indian orphan finds a home in a Jewish family and community

White and Ashkenazi with a Dominican Twist

A writer's Dominican and Hungarian connections shape the way he thinks and writes about being Jewish.

Three Things the Jewish Community Can Do Better, According to a Mixed-Race Jewish Professional

Tema Smith’s own experiences as a mixed race person shape her vision as a Jewish professional.

For an African American Jew, Jerusalem Was a Dream

How the Israel of her childhood imagination became both real and beloved.

Zip-lines and Tikkun Olam: A Very Jewish Spring Break Adventure

Hillel trip to Costa Rica gives students new perspective

Taking Greek Jewish Life to the Streets of New York

A family tradition turns into an annual Jewish Greek Festival for an entire city

A Polish Guatemalan Grandmother’s Hidden Legacy

For this photographer, "Judaism is a fundamental filter for my understanding of the complexities of being alive"