Be’chol Lashon: Combating Racism, Celebrating Diversity

Naomi Kitchen and Makeda Zabot-Hall, The Covenant Foundation Sight Line, 09/15/2020

We have to make it clear and make it a priority to celebrate all of the identities that exist within the Jewish community as well as recognize when parts of our community are in pain

Senior Sephardi rabbi rethinks criticism of racial inclusivity commission

Adam Decker, Jewish News, 09/12/2020

Rabbi Joseph Dweck backs the Board of Deputies’ Commission on Racial Inclusivity after initially criticising its terms of reference.

We’re All Helping Raise Black Jewish Kids

Heather Miller, Kveller, 09/10/2020

Whether you realize it or not, you are helping to raise Black children.

Jews consider their place in America’s fraught racial landscape and ask: ‘Are we white?’

Mya Jaradat, Desert News, 09/07/2020

The writer explores a three-decade quest to understand her mother’s words: ‘‘We’re not white. We’re Jewish.’

‘Black Lives Matter,’ declare groups representing majority of US Jews in NYT ad

Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 08/29/2020

Over 600 Jewish organizations sign letter, published on anniversary of March on Washington, backing ‘current day Civil Rights Movement’

As Black National Convention opens, Black Jews speak out about Black lives

Sheree R. Curry, The Forward, 08/28/2020

All Jews must come together for the sake of humanity when it comes to justice for Black Americans.

Beyond Good Intentions

Rebecca Pierce, Jewish Currents, 08/27/2020

The Not Free to Desist letter outlines seven “obligations” Jewish organizations can undertake for pursuing racial equity.

Who’s The Enemy? Why This Black Jew Is Tired

Shekhiynah Larks, Blavity, 08/07/2020

If we are going to fight white supremacy, it’s not enough to only understand your own oppression.

Isabel Wilkerson’s World-Historical Theory of Race and Caste

Sunil Khilnani, The New York Times, 08/07/2020

By comparing white supremacy in the U.S. to the caste system in India, her new book at once illuminates and collapses a complex history.


Talking About Race with Our Jewish Kids

Shekhiynah Lar, , 01/01/1970

Don't miss Kveller's Facebook live panel featuring Be'chol Lashon's own Marcella White-Campbell where She'll be on about how to talk to our Jewish kids about race.