I will not just survive. I will thrive as the ones who came before me have always done. I am Chaya Aviva.
I started the series Rosalita and Eduardo during the pandemic. I’ve always wanted to create a comic book memoir about the experiences I’ve had as a transracial adoptee from Guatemala who was raised by two Jewish American parents with Ashkenazi backgrounds.
Happy Hanukkah! The Be’chol Lashon team sat down with Brazilian-born Jewish Ladino opera singer, Carla Sutton Berg, to chat about her new Hanukkah song. Carla is an Educational Psychologist, artist, composer, and multicultural singer. Below is a translation of excerpts from our conversation with her, followed by the original Portuguese.