Partner Blogs

Matcha Cheesecake for Shavuot? Yes, Please

One sliver lining of quarantine has been spending quality time with my Japanese father and Israeli mother.

Learning to See My Jewish and Korean Identities as Complementary

I am constantly making mistakes, questioning my identity, and second-guessing myself, but I know that this work is a process.

Persian Singer Embraces Multiple Roles: Band Leader, Scholar, and Teacher

Mizrachi music is the soundtrack we need for this moment.

People of the (Independent) Book(stores)

One of my favorite parts of traveling the South are these literary gems

Checking in with Mothers of Multiracial Jewish Children

Four mothers share insights about raising children who navigate multiple identities, making the best of quarantine.

A Mother’s Day Chat with Raffi and Marion Freedman-Gurspan

Raffi and Marion Freedman-Gurspan talk parenting, how their politics and LGBTQ activism informed their family life, and more! 

Prophets in the Holy Land

Who is a prophet? A possible definition might be he or she who proclaims today the moral truths of tomorrow. ...

Young “Jewmaican” Musician Releases First EP

Elijah Gordon, aka Sølä, The Jewmaican, explores his Jewish-Jamaican identity on "OnTrack."

If I Would Have Known

As National Poetry Month ends, we are sharing a poem written by our Associate Director of Education and Training, Dubbs ...

Xenotheque 2020: Multilingual Poetry Festival Goes Virtual

Watch live on Be'chol Lashon's Facebook page on Friday, May 1 at 3:00 PM EST.

Keep Saying Their Names

It has been a little more than six months since my last Yizkor service—I missed it on Shemini Atzeret, but ...

Surviving the Holocaust in Libya, Starting Over in Israel

Whenever we talk about my grandmother in my family, someone always says, “A stranger will not understand this.”

The PI Project: Two Jewish Roommates in the Deep South

Welcome to the first in a series of posts from Paige and Isaac, two young Jewish roommates down South

Reflections on Illness, Separation, and “BallinStadt,” My Family’s Ellis Island

The former emigration station in Hamburg has special meaning for me because both of my grandfathers departed for Colombia from there in the 1930s.