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 participated in the 2016 Selah Leadership Cohort, was a 2018 Fellow of the Ruskay Institute for Jewish Professional Leadership and received her B.S. degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. Lindsey is a board member of NCJW San Francisco and a co-author of Not Free to Desist, an open letter challenging the Jewish community to re-imagine its commitment to racial justice.


Four Questions for Lindsey Newman, UJA Blog, November 30, 2018

Selected Publications

What Does the End of Racism Look Like?, Jewish&, January 28, 2016




My People, My Birthright

My People, My Birthright

Israel is a place where I learned about diversity— before I could articulate what diversity meant, I was able to see it and live it.