"I’m done with boxes and I don’t want to have a title.”
Update 2016- my German musician friend ironically is based in Israel now. Only when the lion in our own hearts, lies down
"We've lost our ability to see the humanity in other people."
She had few Jewish friends before last year's event, Mohiuddin said, and knew very little about their faith. “I have such
So it helped that her rabbinical school would have no problem with Lawson’s falling in love with Susan Hurrey, her non-Jewish
Eger joins a small group of openly gay leaders who have served as presidents of rabbinical associations, including Rabbi
At a recent protest rally on the streets of Boston, just one of many that I've seen personally, watched on TV and read about, members of our community went at each other's throats, demonstrating not only how we're not monolithic when it comes to passion and politics but how LGBTQs are inextricably tied to world events.
Ranging in age from 20 to 80, participants spend the weekend worshipping in song and prayer and partaking in the rituals
Perhaps my refusal to truly be myself in Crown Heights, to be open about who I am, a Jewish queer woman, is not entirely oppressive. Lost in my own preconceptions about the community that I love with verocity, despite everything, I forgot that people here, as everywhere, are complex.
After a few Jewish LGBT advocates told me that transgender inclusion was the "new frontier," I began to look more closely at how Jewish settings are welcoming trans Jews, and at how trans Jews are creating communities of their own.