PRESS RELEASE: Multi-Racial Jewish Reporter Wins 2013 Be'chol Lashon Media Award
Born into a family with German-Jewish and Jamaican roots, Simone Weichselbaum was selected for her piercing, respectful, accurate and often entertaining reporting of the multicultural borough, in particular its Orthodox Jews and Jews of color.
PRESS RELEASE: Black Jewish Hip-Hop Video Premiere Kicks Off Be'chol Lashon Media Awards
A new music video, "This is Unity" by Black Orthodox Jewish hip-hop artist Y-Love, highlighted the Be'chol Lashon International Think Tank May 13-16.
PRESS RELEASE: Uganda Election Update
We will use political office to promote unity and religious tolerance and to increase social services. Consequently our people will secure some political protection and will be empowered.
PRESS RELEASE: African Rabbi Peacefully Fighting for True Democracy - Force Used By Opponent To Secure Victory
At the behest of his Jewish, Muslim and Christian supporters, Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, a native of Uganda, is peacefully challenging the official results in the election to national parliament.
PRESS RELEASE: Jewish Identity Through Art
Siona Benjamin’s paintings reflects the multitude of cultural and religious traditions that were part of her Jewish childhood.
PRESS RELEASE: Native-Born Rabbi Running for National Parliament in Uganda
If elected to parliament Rabbi Sizomu would not only be the first Jew elected to national office in Uganda, but also the first rabbi to be seated in nationally elected government outside of Israel.
PRESS RELEASE: Tobin Health Center to Open in Mbale
Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, alongside Diane Tobin and her family, will dedicate the Tobin Health Center on Friday in Mbale, Uganda.
PRESS RELEASE: Stories of Yemenite, Chinese and Cuban Jews Win Be'chol Lashon Media Awards
The dramatic account of a secret U.S. government mission to rescue Jews from Yemen, the ongoing story of Jewish life in Castro's Cuba and an interactive Web site on Chinese Jews took top honors in the third annual Be'chol Lashon Media Awards.
PRESS RELEASE: Media Awards Presented at Gathering of Racially and Ethnically Diverse Jews
The 2009 Be'chol Lashon Media Awards were presented on Sunday, May 3, honoring excellence in coverage of Jewish ethnic diversity in print, broadcast/film and new media.