JERUSALEM — “Bisexuality Visibility” will be the theme of the 2017 LGBT Pride Parade in the city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa, the municipality an…
Never in my life have I felt so moved by a public-speaking engagement as I felt in this conference.
The national prohibitions banning Jewish groups or individuals with “un-kosher” views about Israel from taking part in Hillel, and its application in exactly such cases as the expulsion of B’nai Keshet, changed Hillel into just another heresy-hunting Jewish organization.
More and more students in the United States are forced to fight a battle but are not given the tools to do so.
The Israel Defense Forces paid for surgery and hormone treatments so that Shachar Erez, Israel’s first transgender military officer, could transition during his army service.
Of all places, why did the half-dozen protestors with the Westboro Baptist Church, who usually concentrate on fomenting hatred of gays and lesbians, choose to picket Yeshiva University?
A 38-minute visit of five members of the Westboro Baptist Church three blocks south of Yeshiva University stimulated a discussion on LGBTQ issues within the school’s community, resulting in hundreds of dollars being donated to an organization for Jewish queer youth at risk. The hate group, which targets Jews and LGBTQ people altogether, announced in February that it would stop by Yeshiva University in March during its “God Hates Your Idols Preaching Tour” because it “encapsulates the perverse state of both modern Judaism and the American university system.”
The Church members also sang, “wrath will soon pour on you, for your harmful sins, your great affliction, it will soon begin,” to the tune of the Israeli national anthem.
BUENOS AIRES — LGBT Jews held their first global event in South America in Buenos Aires. JAG, the organization of Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transexual Jews in Argentina and the World Congress of LGBT Jews organized the first global event in South America, gathering participants from Brazil, Colombia, Chile, France, Italy, Mexico, and the…
The reason that Hillel was forced to disassociate with B’nai Keshet, an LGBT group, is far less insidious than original reports reflect.