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Canadian Jewish News – May 20, 2015

Q&A Rabbi Steven Greenberg: Don't demonize gay Jews [see the full article] Jodie Shupac, Staff Reporter, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Tags: News Boston Conservative Judaism Eshel Kadimah-Toras Moshe LGBTQ Jews Orthodox Judaism Orthodoxy Reform Judaism Temple Kol Ami Yitz Greenberg Rabbi Steven Greenberg Temple Kol Ami, a Reform congregation in Thornhill, in April hosted Rabbi Steven [more]

Baltimore Jewish Times – April 16, 2015

Out in the Open   It’s no doubt at the forefront of the minds of the approximately 45 attendees at this weekend’s Eshel retreat — designed to support Orthodox parents of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children — that the Supreme Court will hear arguments to decide whether the Constitution allows for a state to [more]

The Jewish Week – April 15, 2015

‘Safe Spaces’ For Orthodox LGBTQ Students Spreads On Campus Program that began at YU gets new grant and intercampus launch [See full article] Jewish college students gather for LGBTQ “safe space” seminar, a series of training sessions for campus leaders. Rachael Fried, a 27-year-old graduate of Stern College, spent years formulating one three-word bombshell of [more]

Tablet Magazine – March 17, 2015

Out, Proud, and Kinda Loud at Yeshiva University Students are challenging the Modern Orthodox school’s traditional stance on LGBT issues [See full article]   Dasha Sominski rushed into the Shabbat service reeking of smoke and perfume, her curly blue bangs covering her right eye. She had skipped all the prayers and rituals. It was a [more]

LGBTQ Jews need a place in community

  By Rabbi Steven Greenberg In  1952, my dad was a popular senior on his high school football team and my mother was a recent immigrant from war-torn France. It was my father’s protective instinct that caused him to intervene one day to help a newly arrived French girl navigate their American high school, an instinct, [more]