Rabbi Jacob J. Staub, Ph.D., is professor of Jewish philosophy and spirituality at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. He directs Evolve: Groundbreaking Jewish Conversations.
Jacob J. Staub
By Jacob J. Staub
Can A Gay Man Sexually Harass A Woman?
I came out as gay almost twenty years ago, and as a greying man now in my late 60s, I never dreamed that I could be threatening to women. Women who know me know that I am not interested in them as objects of desire. I am happily and monogamously married to my husband, and…
Had I been there, I would not have entered the Mumbai Jewish Center. I am invisible there. Worse, the rabbi was trained not to see the likes of me. He would have welcomed someone I’m not. Always, the Nagid says, when you most expect it. I warned my son to watch for the mobs of…
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