Davi M Cheng

Davi Cheng is a Hong Kong born Chinese-American lesbian Jew, an artist and accidental activist. She plays trumpet and french horn in the klezmer band Gay Gezunt and likes to sound the shofar. She is the Past president of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim and the Art Director for Lunar: The Jewish-Asian Film Project.

Jada Garrett

Jada Garrett is a thought leader who is focused on building community through inclusive, engaging and meaningful conversations. She has over a decade of experience in leading large-scale transformation programs and excels in project/change management, culture building and employee experience. No matter which hat she’s wearing, her goal is simple: to empower organizations and thought […]

Naomi Ezra

Naomi is a student at the University of San Francisco. She double majors in Pre-Law and International Studies and minors in African studies. Naomi has been an intern at Be’chol Lashon since February. Her interests include making music, doing hair, painting, and spending time with family.

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu is a Be’chol Lashon Rabbinic Fellow and the spiritual leader of the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda. Gershom is the current leader of the 100-year old Abayudaya community of almost 2,000 Jews living in rural villages in Eastern Uganda. He is the grandson of community elder “Rabbi” Samson and lives near the Moses Synagogue […]

Julian Voloj

Julian began his career as the executive director of the European Union of Jewish Students in Brussels. In New York, he worked at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, the Legacy Heritage Fund, Joint Distribution Committee, and the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty. Born in Germany to Colombian parents, Julian is also an award winning writer […]

Diane Tobin

Diane Kaufmann Tobin is the founder and executive director emeritus of Be’chol Lashon, a non-profit organization that raises awareness about the ethnic and racial cultural diversity of the Jewish people through educational resources, diversity training and media. Be’chol Lashon is an initiative of the Institute for Jewish & Community Research, a non-profit think tank where […]

Lindsey Newman

Lindsey Newman is the Director of Community Engagement at Be’chol Lashon, an organization that advocates for the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of the Jewish community. She has over a decade of experience working to advance racial justice in the Jewish community and in the fields of women’s rights advocacy and early childhood education. She […]

Marcella White Campbell

Marcella White Campbell is the Executive Director of Be’chol Lashon, an organization that has advocated for the diversity of the Jewish people for more than 20 years. Previously, Marcella served as Be’chol Lashon’s Director of Marketing and Communications. Before joining Be’chol Lashon, Marcella was a branding and storytelling consultant, guiding clients towards developing clear, innovative, […]

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder Ph.D., Be’chol Lashon’s Education Director and a Rabbi-in-Residence, has been involved in Jewish education and leadership for over 30 years. A graduate of Barnard College, she received her doctorate from Yale University and was ordained at Hebrew Union College. The recipient of many grants and fellowships for her work on Jewish food […]