` Arts & Culture – Be'chol Lashon

Afikomen Mambo Review

Team Be'chol Lashon, Be'chol Lashon, 03/27/2020

Looking for a way to enliven your Passover with a latin flair?

A First Look at Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story

Anthony Breznican, Vanityfair, 03/16/2020

The director talks about reimagining the musical that riveted him as a child.

Children's book review: The Story of Queen Esther

Shekhiynah Larks, Be'chol Lashon, 03/13/2020

The ancient story of Queen Esther has been told for generations as an example of wisdom and great personal courage. Her bravery is still commemorated each year in the Jewish festival of Purim.

The Jewish Disney Family of Egypt

Raz Greenburg, Tablet Magazine, 02/25/2020

A new documentary traces the rise, fall, and amazing rediscovery of the world’s first Arab cartoon star

Healing Myself and Others Through My Artwork

Ayeola Omolara Kaplan, Jewish&, 02/11/2020

Black and Jewish artist creates empowering depictions of marginalized people.

Taika Waititi’s Oscar Win Is Extra Special for Māori Jews Like Me

Hannah Geraghty, Kveller, 02/10/2020

“What better way to insult Hitler than having him portrayed by a Polynesian Jew?”

How Do You Say ‘Quidditch’ in Yiddish?

Yair Rosenberg, Tablet, 02/06/2020

The work of an Indian-American Orthodox Jewish translator, and printed by a publishing house in Sweden, the story behind Harry Potter un der filosofisher shteyn is almost as remarkable as the story it tells.

This designer’s Judaica reflects her Jewish Japanese identity and aesthetic

Alix Wall, The Jewish News of Northern California, 02/05/2020

After a path of self-discovery that included stops in interior design and public relations, she turned her multiethnic identity into a business and lifestyle brand.

In First, Ethiopian Israeli Singer to Represent Israel in Eurovision

Itay Stern, Haaretz, 02/05/2020

19-year-old TV contest winner Eden Alene says competition has 'turned me from a girl with a dream into a seasoned singer.'