Jewish People

Celebrating 100 Years of Judaism in Uganda

Be'chol Lashon travels to the Pearl of Africa for the Abayudaya's centennial celebration.

What Would Historical African American-Jewish Music Sound Like?

Anthony Russell’s brilliant new album attempts to answer that question.

When Faced With Hatred, Do We Stay or Do We Go?

But there came a time when the racism joined with political power was simply too much...

Modern-Day Moses: The Heroes Who Saved Ethiopian Jews

The heroes who endured torture and risked their lives to save Ethiopian Jews.

Friendship Equals Inclusion

February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month. Join us as we share stories that highlight the impact of inclusion in our camp communities.

Why This Rabbi No Longer Says “No” To Interfaith Weddings

Over the course of more than 18 years in the rabbinate, there has been one question that I was asked ...

The Dangers of Purity

The holiday of Hanukkah should be a fraught one for American Jews. Most of us know it as a gift-giving holiday, ...

When Counselors Go To Camp

Where do seasoned camp veterans go to learn more about camp? Why camp, of course! Camp Be’chol Lashon is the ...

What Makes A Rabbi A Rabbi?

Rabbis are rabbis in no small part by the work they do, pastoral, ritual, social justice, organizational, all informed by ...

Intermarriage and the Jewish Garden

Over the next few weeks, the Torah portions we are reading obsess about two terms with which translators struggle mightily. ...