Press Coverage

Read about our work in the Jewish and non-Jewish press.

Asian American Jews connect and share in ‘Lunar’ video series

Maya Mirsky, J. The Jewish News of Northern California, 02/02/2021

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.

Meet Marcella Campbell, 1st Jew of color to head diversity group Be’chol Lashon

Gabe Friedman, Times of Israel, 01/20/2021

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.

For the first time, a Jew of color will lead pathbreaking diversity group Be’chol Lashon

Gabe Friedman, JTA, 01/18/2021

Campbell takes over at a moment of intense reckoning over race and inclusion for America and American Jews.

Meet Marcella White Campbell, Be’chol Lashon’s New Executive Director

Team Be'chol Lashon, Jewish&, 01/14/2021

San Francisco native promises to bring “startup mentality” to organization.

We Should All Celebrate the Ancient Jewish Holiday of Sigd

Ruth Abusch-Magder and Beza Abebe, Kveller, 11/11/2020

Sigd is a perfect holiday for American Jewish families interested in strengthening their connection to and understanding of the global diversity of Judaism.

Be’chol Lashon: Combating Racism, Celebrating Diversity

Naomi Kitchen and Makeda Zabot-Hall, The Covenant Foundation Sight Line, 09/15/2020

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

Finally, Jewish kids’ books are starting to reflect the diversity of Judaism

Heidi Rabinowitz, The Forward, 07/22/2020

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!

Nearly 7,000 People Attend Juneteenth Shabbat Commemoration

Esther D. Kustanowitz, Jewish Journal, 06/22/2020

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.

Amid a national reckoning over race, Jews are embracing Juneteenth

Josefin Dolsten and Philissa Cramer, JTA, 06/18/2020

One major event capitalizing on this year’s Juneteenth timing is an online Juneteenth Kabbalat Shabbat service organized by Be’chol Lashon.