Many Jews, especially in the Orthodox world, feel that inclusivity is not such a simple change — not when it conflicts with Jewish law.
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While you were deciphering Taylor Swift music videos and drafting your fantasy football teams, Billy Eichner was quietly taking over pop culture.
North Carolina Pride has scheduled its annual NC Pride march on Yom Kippur, drawing backlash from Jewish groups.
The Rabbis’ unwillingness to see the damage they are inflicting has left my children in a position where respecting your parents feels like a sin.
I am a female cantor serving a Conservative synagogue in an affluent suburb in California. I’m also married to a woman.
Two prominent LGBT activists take dramatically opposing sides in the fierce debate over Israel and gay rights. Jay Michaelson unpacks the dispute — and comes down firmly on one side.
Summer camp has not always been a welcoming place for transgender Jewish youth. That’s changing as new camps spring up — and existing ones try to be more inclusive.
When Leiah Moser began her gender transition last year, she found an unexpected cushion in rabbinical school, where many of her fellow students were trying on new identities and even new names. “All of my classmates are undergoing this intense, extreme process of transformation, and most of them feel just as challenged and confused about it as I do my gender transition,” she said.
“I didn’t come to be a rabbi because I wanted to change the Jewish world about transgender issues,” said Jacob Lieberman, 34, a fourth-year student at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, in Wyncote, Pa. “I came because I have Jewish ideas that I want to help to infuse into our society.”