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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Former district school leader and author of forthcoming book on "identity safe classrooms" shares best practices.
These talented people represent an array of Jewish experience and racial/ethnic identity.
Less than two weeks after George Floyd’s killing at the hands of police in Minneapolis, Mayaan Zik, a Black Orthodox woman and longtime resident of the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, stood on the main drag of Kingston Avenue, and introduced a number of speakers from both the Black and the Hasidic Jewish communities to kick off the rally, “Tahalucha for Social Justice.”
Gamal Palmer has spent virtually his entire professional career working to advance racial diversity, equity and justice.
Asking someone about their Jewish story when you meet them is almost asking them what kind of underwear they’re wearing.
Being Black and Jewish, I was always very aware of anti-Semitism and racism.
Music written in the ancient language of Spanish Jews is getting a very contemporary revamp.
While I realize there isn’t an overwhelming number of people who look like me within the tight-knit Jewish community, we exist and we’re not going away.
IN AUGUST 2016, the Movement for Black Lives, a broad coalition of organizations associated with the Black Lives Matter movement, released a detailed platform that included a range of policy demands touching nearly every area of political concern, from criminal justice, to education, to the environment, to economics.
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.
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.