California summer camp empowers teens of Color to be leaders.
Parents must work hard to find friends for their children who are also racially and ethnically diverse.
In the sweltering March winds, a group of fellow volunteers from my high school in San Francisco and I trudged up a dusty road towards the Samarpan School in New Delhi.
Kids who love Jewish overnight camp will have one more local option to choose from this summer.
It’s the end of the summer, and my children are educating me about Jewish pirates.
At Be’chol Lashon, which provides a space for racially and ethnically diverse Jews, discussion about appearance is the norm.
"How did the Jews become a global people?” “They got pushed around a bunch.” “They had to go to different places.”
As summer approaches and we gear up for another terrific session of Camp Be’chol Lashon, I keep thinking about all the kids who—regardless of the camp they are heading to— are worried they might not feel like they “belong.” I relate.
For as long as both my mother and I can remember, I have been attending Be’chol Lashon; a place where I immediately feel at home, surrounded by my fellow Jews of all colors.
SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) — Earlier this year, the Jewish overnight camp Eden Village garnered a great deal of attention for its “no body talk” policy, which camp leaders described as providing a “break from mentioning physical appearance, including clothing.”