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Upcoming Be'chol Lashon Events

Sunday, July 19, 2020 - Sunday, August 2, 2020 Camp Be’chol Lashon
Walker Creek Ranch, Petaluma, CA
Camp Be’chol Lashon is the only summer camp focused on Jews as a multicultural people. While ALL children are invited to be part of a global Jewish community, Camp Be’chol Lashon provides ethnically and racially diverse Jews with an opportunity to see themselves as an integral part of the Jewish people.

Friday, July 31, 2020 - Saturday, August 1, 2020 Be’chol Lashon Family Camp
Walker Creek Ranch, Petaluma, CA
The Annual Bay Area Be’chol Lashon Family Camp Shabbaton Retreat has been held at Walker Creek Ranch in Petaluma, CA since 2004. It begins with Friday night Shabbat dinner and Saturday morning Shabbat services, followed by adult workshops and supervised activities for children.

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TODAY - Sunday, April 19, 2020 JEW. Photographs by John Offenbach
Jewish Museum London
JEW is a new exhibition at the Jewish Museum London by photographer John Offenbach exploring the nature of what it means to identify as Jewish today: from religious to secular, rich to homeless, criminal to lawful through 34 striking large-scale photographs.

Past Events

Sunday, March 29, 2020 Jewish Silk Road Tours: Bukharian Community Tour in Rego Park
Bukharian Jewish Community Center, Queens, NY
Learn about the Jewish community that has lived along the Silk Road for over 2000 years. Look at periods of Jewish emigration from Central Asia, and visit the one and only Bukharian Jewish Museum to understand the essence of the Bukharian Jewish culture.

Monday, March 23, 2020 - Sunday, March 29, 2020 The 2nd Jewish Africa Conference & Morocco Trip Extension!
The American Sephardi Federation & Association Mimouna invite you to experience Rabat, Casablanca, Essaouira, and Marrakech with scholars and communities members. Apply today! Application deadline January 24, 2020. Cosponsored by American Sephardi Federation & Association Mimouna.

Sunday, March 15, 2020 On ZOOM: “Jews in the Digital Shtetl” with Rabbi Juan Mejía
Join Rabbi Juan Mejía in a conversation with Dan Libenson of Judaism Unbound, as they discuss the changing nature of the "Who Is a Jew?" debate, and even the "What is Judaism?" debate in this new digital age. Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon.

Sunday, March 15, 2020 Passover around the World
Pico Union Project, Los Angeles, CA
This multimedia concert features Chad Gadya, Who Knows One, and other Passover songs in multiple languages, arranged in traditional and contemporary styles and performed by renowned musicians. Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 Glimpses of Persian Jewish Life with Rabbi Tarlan Rabizadeh and Ron Lezell
Jewish Community Library, San Francisco, CA
This evening will feature two unique perspectives on the richness of Persian Jewish religious life. Rabbi Tarlan Rabizadeh will reflect on the religious life of Persian Jews and discuss the community’s distinctive practices, including a focus on Passover. Ron Lezell will present photographs, video footage, and stories from the three trips he has made to the Jewish communities in Iran since 2014.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Harlem Megillah Reading + Purim Party!
JCC Harlem, New York, NY
This Harlem Purim party has everything: the whole megillah, a theatrical shpiel written and performed by your neighbors, serious hamentaschen, probably some old school Mary J. Blige*, opportunities to contribute charitably in the spirit of the holy occasion, and—of course—food and libations. Come in costume.

Sunday, March 8, 2020 About a Teacher
3Below, San Jose, CA
Inspired by filmmaker Hanan Harchol’s real-life experiences as a film teacher in an inner-city public high school, and featuring many of his former students, the intimate and inspiring About A Teacher follows a new and clueless teacher as he struggles to guide his students through class while he learns how to be an effective teacher in a system that doesn’t prepare or support its instructors.

Sunday, March 8, 2020 JCC SF Purim
JCC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Throw on your favorite costume and party with us at our Purim festival for the whole family. Munch on Hamantaschen cookies, create Purim-themed crafts like crowns and groggers (a traditional noisemaker), and more! Cosponsored by Be'chol Lashon.

Sunday, March 8, 2020 JCC Harlem Purim
JCC Harlem, New York, NY
Ready to dance, sing, and celebrate with your little ones? Join us and our friends at PJ Library for this neighborhood celebration! Come play in our costume pop-up corner, make your own mask and get your face painted. There will be fun crafts, a tzedakah (justice) project, games and more!