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Judaism and Homosexuality

The Case For Dating Shiksas: Why One Gay Jewish Woman Dates Outside of the Tribe

J.E. Reich | Posted 02.25.2014 | Gay Voices
J.E. Reich

No matter which way you put it on paper, it is related to the same course of logic that was used fifty years ago to ban interracial dating. The rhetoric of "stick to your own kind" vis-a-vis Jewish dating isn't exactly bigotry, but it isn't quite not.

Trembling Before G-d: Turning A Movie Into A Movement

Sandi DuBowski | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Sandi DuBowski

We as filmmakers, more than ever, must become as creative and strategic in our distribution, outreach, funding, audience engagement, and evaluation as we are in our filmmaking.

Will Gay Marriage Lead to Polygamy, Incest, and Religious Meltdown?

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 04.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Eliyahu Federman

It is especially ironic that Santorum would use polygamy as an example of the erosion of traditional marriage when historically, and biblically, polygamy was a perfectly acceptable traditional form of marriage.

LGBT Discrimination And The Promise Of Tikkun Olam

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.15.2012 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I have a hope. I hope we can all join together as allies to counter the misunderstanding, marginalization and oppression so we can make real the true potential of "Never Again."

Judaic Change And Recognizing Gay Difference

Mira Sucharov | Posted 09.28.2011 | Religion
Mira Sucharov

Our institutional tents need to stand wide and open for all to enter. But effective inclusion may require a delicate balancing act of sameness and difference.

An Open Letter On Same-Sex Marriage From A Gay Orthodox Rabbi

Rabbi Steven Greenberg | Posted 08.22.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Steven Greenberg

The state cannot choose to reject these marriages any more than it can reject marriages that I, as an Orthodox rabbi, would not perform because one partner is a Jew and another a Christian.

Gay Orthodox Jews See Growing Acceptance In Israel

Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion

By Michele Chabin c. 2011 Religion News Service TEL AVIV, Israel (RNS) Though never short on spectacle, this year's annual gay pride festival was ...

Gay Orthodox Jews: 'It Gets Better'

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

"I do still consider myself an Orthodox Jew, although many individuals would like to strip me of that title because I am out of the closet. Just because I am gay, doesn't mean I am different from any of them or have to exclude myself from their world."

Religious Leaders Must Preach Tolerance, Compassion Toward LGBT Community

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

At this stage it is no longer about the heated and divisive issues like gay marriage or "Don't Ask Don't Tell." It is now a matter of life and death. Religious leaders across this country: Please stand up and put an end to this national tragedy.