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.

Our Jewish African Roots

Though the Ethiopian sun beat down on our necks as we layed mortar and brick for the school’s foundation in ...

How Much is Dayenu? $35

It was at his older brother’s bar mitzvah that 9-year-old Josh Levy gave the answer to a question we all ...

Meaningful Conversations about Difference at Passover

Passover is a time for people to gather around tables, share stories, food, and rituals. It can be joyous and ...

Children’s Passover Books

Passover is a time for storytelling. One of the main purposes of the holiday is to allow one generation to ...

7 Charoset Recipes to Give Passover an International Flair

Watch how to make Moroccan-style charoset here. Charoset is the star of the seder plate. Amidst the parsley leafs and ...

Preparing for Passover in Guatemala

Wow!! Again, the time is almost here and there are plenty of things to do. One of our favorite holidays ...

A Modern Passover Miracle

This modern Passover Miracle story is perfect for sharing with friends and family at your Seder. At Passover, every person ...

My Interracial Marriage Isn’t That Exotic

Those of you who follow my comedy know that my wife is a Black woman who converted to Judaism. What ...

Jewish Joy At Carnival

Carnival, Mardi Gras, Carnaval.  These words convey exhuberance, dancing, masks, and overflowing joy (and often excess). From Rio to New ...

Esther’s Secret Identity

Several years ago, I started a new job in a new city and wanted to check out a local synagogue. ...