The SeeSaw

How Can I Show Her Judaism Welcomes Lesbians?

My daughter’s non-Jewish wife will be spending the high holidays with us this year for the first time. Seesaw, how can I make Judaism inviting to her when she grew up equating religion with homophobia?

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Yes, Birthright Israel Should Subsidize Free Teen Trips

Our opinion is that the Israel experience should be free of charge, like Birthright Israel, as the only effective way to attract teens en masse to go to Israel.

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When Orthodox and Evangelicals Align — and What It Means for Everyone Else

The new Pew report on the Orthodox is (another) wake up call for American Jews. Jane Eisner asks if we can build a tolerant and vibrant community when the fastest-growing group of Jews is so demonstrably different from everyone else.

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Ashkenormativity Is Twice as Common — and Harmful — in LGBTQ Jewish Spaces

In Jewish spaces, Jay Stanton brushes up against Ashkenazi-centric assumptions with disappointing frequency. In LGBTQ-specific Jewish spaces, those interactions are even more common.

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Why We Need To Subsidize Teen Travel to Israel

Birthright is great at giving Jewish youth a free taste of Israel once they’re past high-school-age, Elan Ezrachi writes. But what about teenagers?

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