Before Kenya Edelhart began attending Camp Be’chol Lashon in 2010—the only camp in the country designed for Jewish kids of color—she’d only ever met one other Black Jew.
Lunar’s short videos will feature content made by Asian American Jews for Asian American Jews … and for others who might seek to understand their lives and issues.
For decades the US organization worked to shatter Ashkenormative stereotypes and pioneered programming by and for non-white Jews. It’s now seeing its first Black executive director.
Campbell takes over at a moment of intense reckoning over race and inclusion for America and American Jews.
Sigd is a perfect holiday for American Jewish families interested in strengthening their connection to and understanding of the global diversity of Judaism.
We have to make it clear and make it a priority to celebrate all of the identities that exist within the Jewish community as well as recognize when parts of our community are in pain
These books will provide readers with many opportunities to see their own Jewish lives reflected as well as to learn about Jewish lives different from their own. Happy reading!
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.
One major event capitalizing on this year’s Juneteenth timing is an online Juneteenth Kabbalat Shabbat service organized by Be’chol Lashon.