Co-Director of Camp Be’Chol Lashon

Kenny Kahn has worked with campers from ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds at Be’Chol Lashon, a Jewish overnight summer camp located in California, since its founding in the late 1990s. He grew up in Richmond, CA, the son of a Jewish mother and African-American father. Throughout the school year, Kenny works as an English teacher, dean of students, and head football coach at his alma mater, El Cerrito High School, in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2012, Kenny received the ‘Golden Bagel’ award from the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame of Northern California for his contribution to athletics in his community, and in 2013 he earned the Helen Diller award for informal Jewish education.