On the night of Donald Trump’s election victory Karen Goldberg cried. She tried to sleep, but kept waking in starts of disbelief. Then she e-mailed her rabbi and told him that she wanted to get married as soon as possible.
When Evan Wolfson wrote his Harvard Law School thesis on gay marriage in 1983, it was considered a fringe idea. Thirty-two years later, Wolfson had his “I told you so” moment when the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage on June 26, 2015.
In the wake of the Obergefell decision ruling states cannot ban same-sex marriage, Julie R. Enzer reflects on the seven blessing traditionally said in a Jewish marriage ceremony.
An Oregon judge who refused to perform same-sex marriages is facing multiple complaints in a state ethics investigation, including that he put up a picture of Adolf Hitler in the Salem courthouse, a state judicial commission said on Tuesday.
Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday broke away from stances held by many of his rivals on issues ranging from the Iran nuclear deal to the gay marriage fight in Kentucky.
An Alabama Chief Justice has compared Nazi Germany’s systematic murder of six million Jews to legalizing gay marriage — and the state’s rabbis are none too pleased.
The Orthodox conversation over the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling has been dominated by rabbis. But Ysoscher Katz says that what we really need is a rebbe.
EDITORIAL: After the Supreme Court gave LGBT people the right to marry, Jane Eisner says it’s high time for liberals and conservatives to unite behind a pro-marriage agenda — for straight people, too.
“Love is love,” President Obama tweeted in response to the recent Supreme Court decision. But in Israel, love is not love because love is held hostage by archaic marriage and divorce laws.
The name that keeps coming up when Orthodox Jewish groups consider the consequences of last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision extending same-sex marriage rights to all states has little to do with Jews or gays.