A reflection on Juneteenth 2021

A reflection on Juneteenth 2021

Lewis R. Gordon, Jewish&, 06/30/2021

The House of Representatives voted on 16 June to honour the day slavery was outlawed in the US. Philosopher Lewis R Gordon contemplates this victory for democracy.

Juneteenth Kabbalat Shabbat

Juneteenth Kabbalat Shabbat

Diane Tob, 06/14/2021

Join Be’chol Lashon for this unique celebration of our community’s diversity.

Diverse families like mine are the Jewish future

Diverse families like mine are the Jewish future

Marcella White Campbell, Jewish&, 05/12/2021

I am pleased to see that the new Pew 2020 study has found that the US Jewish population, along with the country’s population as a whole, is growing more racially and ethnically diverse.

The Hard Work of Racial Inclusivity in the British-Jewish Community Starts Here

The Hard Work of Racial Inclusivity in the British-Jewish Community Starts Here

Blewish, Jewish&, 04/26/2021

Stephen Bush, the Chair of the Board of Deputies’ Commission on Racial Inclusivity (CRI), has achieved something that Tony Sewell’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities could not: his report centered and upheld the truth.

My Black son is a baby, but he won’t always be

My Black son is a baby, but he won’t always be

AK Neer, Jewish&, 04/22/2021

Being Black in America is its own journey within the journey of just being human, and living, and discovering who you really are on a soul level. Then there’s being Black and Jewish.

My Superpower: On Being Black, Japanese, and Jewish

My Superpower: On Being Black, Japanese, and Jewish

Dee Sanae, Jewish&, 03/31/2021

I was born with my DNA, my beautiful toffee skin, my almond brown eyes, my samurai power, all driven by my Jewish neshama.

This Artist Draws on African and Jewish Heritages to Make Something New

This Artist Draws on African and Jewish Heritages to Make Something New

Chloe Sarbib, Alma, 03/25/2021

Alma talked to Olivia Guterson, or Midnight Olive, about her intricate black-and-white line work and bringing Jewish themes into the present.

My Fellow Ethiopian Israelis: We Must Condemn Blackface, Not Excuse It

My Fellow Ethiopian Israelis: We Must Condemn Blackface, Not Excuse It

Bezawit Abebe, Jewish&, 03/02/2021

Blackface is not part of our history, and thus it is not our place to dismiss the pain that it causes to other Black Jews and to non-Jewish African Americans.

Talking Race, COVID-19, and Health Justice with Dr. Denise Davis

Talking Race, COVID-19, and Health Justice with Dr. Denise Davis

Team Be’chol Lashon, Jewish&, 02/01/2021

WATCH: Davis tells Be'chol Lashon's new executive director, Marcella White Campbell, about her efforts to make healthcare more equitable.