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.
You can’t pick your family, but you sure can build one.
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.