Events

A continuously updated list of events celebrating Jewish diversity

Note: Due to COVID-19, some events are taking place online. For the in-person events, please follow the health guidelines of each of the events. You can join us for livestreamed events on Facebook, or watch archived videos of past events below.

Upcoming Be'chol Lashon Events

Juneteenth Shabbat

Friday, June 17, 2022 Juneteenth Shabbat
Manhattan

Join us in person for rooftop Shabbat rituals and music, followed by a vegetarian potluck in honor of Juneteenth. Ritual leaders Rabbi Isaama Goldstein-Stoll and Jewsician Marques Hollie will lead us in song and spirit. We will provide wine, challah and dessert, and we ask that friends joining us bring vegetarian dishes to share. Presented by Be'chol Lashon and the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Friday June 17, 6pm Cosponsored by Marlene Meyerson JCC, Bechol Lashon.

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Jewpanese Oral History Project

Sunday, May 29, 2022 - Saturday, December 31, 2022 Jewpanese Oral History Project
Online and New York City

Being Jewpanese is diverse. Whether you have one parent of each (Jewish/Japanese), or were adopted into, or are Jewpanese by choice, you are invited to participate in the JEWPANESE Oral History Project. Interviews will be conducted by fellow Jewpanese Carmel Tanaka. To sign up, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/jewpanese Carmel is coming to NYC later this month to conduct in-person interviews (Zoom, written and/or anonymous interviews are available too) and will also be hosting a social JEWPANESE lunch on May 29 at Shalom Japan. Jewpanese people, couples and families are welcome to attend. Please RSVP @JewpaneseProject on Instagram or respond via the sign up link above!
Our Story, Your Table: Rabbi Ruth cooking with members of Bechol Lashon community.

TODAY - Saturday, June 11, 2022 Our Story, Your Table: Rabbi Ruth cooking with members of Bechol Lashon community.
Online

In each episode, we will explore the different food and cultures. Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder will be cooking with members of the Be'chol Lashon community and facilitating the conversations. see the description. Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon, URJ.

Past Events

Krakow’s Jewish Culture Festival Pop-up Concert

Saturday, May 7, 2022 Krakow’s Jewish Culture Festival Pop-up Concert
Music Concourse Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Krakow’s Jewish Culture Festival Pop-Up Concert in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park Presented by Value Culture. Performing live: Gili Yalo, Jeremiah Lockwood, Happie Hoffman, Black Sabbath DJ set by the Idelsohn society: The Secret Musical History of Black Jewish Relations, Hosted by Kosha Dillz., SATURDAY MAY 7th12pm PT - 4pm PT, FREE to the Public Cosponsored by Value Culture, Taube Philanthropies, JCCSF, J-, Illuminate, SF Parks Alliance, San Francisco Recreation & Parks.
Living Out Loud: A Joy & Resilience Season 2 Launch Event [HYBRID]

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Living Out Loud: A Joy & Resilience Season 2 Launch Event [HYBRID]
Online and Inperson (Hybird)

In celebration of LGBTQ Jews of Color identities and lived experiences, Keshet and Be'chol Lashon have partnered with JCC Harlem for Living Out Loud: a launch event for the second season of Joy & Resilience. Recorded in 2021 and 2022. Cosponsored by Bechol Lashon, Keshet, JCC Harlem.
473K: A Belonging Workshop Series — Restoring Justice in Jewish Organizations

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 473K: A Belonging Workshop Series — Restoring Justice in Jewish Organizations
Online

The first workshop focuses on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) which begins with building individual awareness, skills, and resilience, but how do we affect lasting institutional change so that everyone can find belonging in Jewish organizations?   
Virtual 30min Friends’ Seder

Sunday, April 17, 2022 Virtual 30min Friends’ Seder
Online

Passover can be a lonely time for those who are not able to spend it with their loved ones. In an effort to support every member of our community Be’chol Lashon will put on an abbreviated virtual Seder hosted by Shekhiynah Larks. FREE
EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT BUKHARIAN JEWISH PASSOVER TRADITIONS

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT BUKHARIAN JEWISH PASSOVER TRADITIONS
Online

In this interactive workshop, we will learn about the Jewish presence in Central Asia for over 2000 years, their ancient kabbalistic traditions, recipes, and customs that Bukharian Jews still practice in the 21st century. Passover Story, music, delicious virtual meal pictures, and many stories that you would be able to use at home for your own Passover Seder! The first 20 tickets are FREE, after $18; Cosponsored by Public Funds from The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with The City Council.
Passover Open Table: Let’s Talk Food!

Sunday, April 10, 2022 Passover Open Table: Let’s Talk Food!
Online

Join us for our virtual foodie + JoC event: Passover Open Table: Let’s Talk Food! on Sunday, April 10th at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT. Cosponsored by @jewsofcolofcollective, Fiscal Sponsor: Globaljews.org.
Family Weekend: Passover Edition

Friday, April 1, 2022 - Monday, April 4, 2022 Family Weekend: Passover Edition
Camp Ramah Darom, GA

You and your kids will have a sweet and fun-filled time at this early Spring retreat at Ramah Darom in the North Georgia mountains over the weekend of April 1-3. This will be a special family-centered weekend where families with young children can relax, celebrate Shabbat together and connect with each other. Cosponsored by Bechol Lashon, Israeli American Council, Ma'alot, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, 18 doors, PJ Library,.
A Conversation about Asian American Jewish Identity

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 A Conversation about Asian American Jewish Identity
Online

Join us for a conversation about Asian American Jewish identity and how the Jewish community can create a place of belonging for all. This conversation will be moderated by Rabbi Mira Rivera, the first Filipina-American Rabbi to be ordained at The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and Associate Rabbi & Director of Pastoral Care at Romemu in Manhattan. The panel will include Executive Producer of LUNAR: The Jewish Asian Film Project Gen Slosberg, Senesh JoCI fellow Maryam Chishti, Senesh teacher and alum Marisa Miller, and Senesh alumni parent Pam Miller.
Announcing Prism 2.0!

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Announcing Prism 2.0!
Online

An online gathering for JOCISM creatives and culture makers! It helps us with the planning if you would kindly register by Friday, November 9, 2021