Be’chol Lashon, Hebrew for “in every language,” strengthens Jewish identity by raising awareness about the ethnic, racial and cultural diversity of Jewish people and experience around the globe. Read More
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These talented people represent an array of Jewish experience and racial/ethnic identity.
Gamal Palmer has spent virtually his entire professional career working to advance racial diversity, equity and justice.
Be’chol Lashon, which has been celebrating and advocating for the racial and ethnic diversity of the Jewish people since 2000, celebrated with a prayer service welcoming Shabbat and featuring two rabbis of color.
Four national organizations and three prominent synagogues have signed onto a letter that seized on a national debate about racism to push for change in the Jewish community.
While the death of George Floyd brings up personal traumas for many us, it’s important to remember that part of self-care is finding joy.
I wanted to show my children what “biracial” really meant, piecing together their father’s Scottish and Russian Jewish ancestry with my Black Arkansas and San Francisco roots.
One major event capitalizing on this year’s Juneteenth timing is an online Juneteenth Kabbalat Shabbat service organized by Be’chol Lashon.
Juneteenth celebrates one of the most important events in American history: the end of slavery. June 19, 1865, was Galveston, Texas, finally freed its enslaved people — the last place in the United States to do so.
More than 1,500 people have signed an open letter published Friday that uses the religious language of “obligation” to demand that Jewish groups reserve 20% of board seats for Jews of color and take other steps to increase their representation at a time of national soul-searching about systemic racism.
After the social media campaigns end, how do we, as Jewish-Latino/xs, keep the momentum going to create systemic change against racism and anti-Black violence? The first place we need to start is within our own community.
Black Jewish representation stands at 0.2 percent, a fraction of even the lowest estimate of the population of Black Jews.
We offer a variety of opportunities for individuals, families, and organizations to learn about and celebrate Jewish diversity.
Bay Area Multicultural Jewish Family Circle
Be’chol Lashon is starting a Bay Area Multicultural Jewish Family Circle. Our goal is to provide a space for families to explore ethnic and racial identity in a Jewish context.
Be'chol Lashon provides opportunities for Jewish professionals and others to actively engage in conversations about race, ethnicity and identity.
Camp Be'chol Lashon
Registration is currently open for Camp Be'chol Lashon, a multicultural Jewish leadership camp at Walker Creek Ranch in West Marin, CA.
As Jews become more integrated into American society, it should come as no surprise that growing numbers of Black, Asian, Latinx and mixed-race individuals are part of the Jewish community.
Passport to Peoplehood is an educational resource that explores Jewish communities around the world through the traditions and cultural arts that defines each unique culture, as well as recognizing the shared values that connect all Jews.
Our Speakers Bureau includes diverse community, academic and cultural arts leaders, like singer Sarah Aroeste, above. Book a speaker to address your community.