Be'chol Lashon in the news

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Five Things I Learned When Traveling to Brazil with 20 Jews of Color

Aaron Samuels, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, 02/12/2020

Aaron Samuels shares how traveling to Brazil made conversations about race in the United States more complex.

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, dreams of a better conversation about race

Melanie Lidman, Times of Israel, 01/20/2020

Be’chol Lashon, an organization that promotes ethnic diversity within Jewish community, publishes curriculum in honor of U.S. civil rights leader to tackle difficult identity issues.

Is Respecting Diversity Part of the Jewish Curriculum?

Jan Jaben-Eilon, Atlanta Jewish Times, 01/08/2020

The panel showcasing young voices was one of several programs to highlight the importance of navigating differences and including diversity in Jewish education.

As a Black Jew, I’m Being Forced to Walk a Tightrope After the Monsey Attack

Shekhiynah Larks, Heyalma, 01/02/2020

Being unapologetically Black and Jewish is a revolutionary act.

Ethiopian Jews Celebrate Sigd Holiday

Eric Tenorio, Jewish Boston, 11/26/2019

In Israel, the holiday officially began on Nov. 26 and continues through Nov. 27.

Does Atlanta Welcome Jews of Color?

Jan Jaben-Eilon, Atlanta Jewish Times, 10/30/2019

Several Jews of color share their thoughts on inclusion and challenges within Jewish Atlanta.

A biracial Jewish filmmaker refuses to shy from thorny questions of identity

Rich Tenorio, The Times of Israel, 10/06/2019

Lacey Schwartz Delgado’s dual identities as an African-American and New York Jew inform her documentary, ‘Little White Lie,’ and her current work with youth via Be’chol Lashon

Atonement: The Jewish case for black reparations

Gabriel Greschler, The J., 10/04/2019

“This [discrimination] is in my generation’s lifetime. This is not ancient history. There was an injustice done,” “So, the whole question is, what are you going to do about it?”

Jews of Color Navigate Issues of Inclusion During High Holiday Season

Post Staff, Post News Group, 10/03/2019

The Jewish population is becoming more and more diverse, with Black and Brown people who are born in the faith or converts becoming more visible.