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.

Children’s Passover Books

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

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. ...

Celebrate Purim with Persian Flare—and Hamantaschen

With Purim on the horizon, we’ve got Queen Esther—and hamantaschen—on the mind. If you’re looking for a way to introduce ...

Beyond Hamantaschen: Purim Celebrates Diversity

Despite its air of frivolity, or perhaps because of it, the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim offers the opportunity to ...

A Jewban Family Tradition: Ropa Vieja

I am often asked whether I feel more Cuban-American than Jewish, or vice versa, and it has always struck me ...