Gay Marriage

Kosher Company Celebrates Marriage Equality, Causing Kerfuffle

Challah Connection owner Jane Moritz stands by decision to link cookies and SCOTUS decision despite backlash.

07/05/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

When Challah Connection featured rainbow cookies on the front page of their website to celebrate same-sex marriage becoming legal nationwide, a few consumers lost their appetite, but owner Jane Moritz won’t apologize for supporting equality.

Some found associating kosher rainbow cookies with same-sex marriage offensive. Courtesy of Jane Moritz

The Supreme Court Was Right On Gay Marriage

07/01/2015 - 20:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

My wife and I have been blessed with four beautiful children, but we lost a number of pregnancies along the way. During those difficult times years ago, when we sometimes wondered whether we would ever realize our dream of a large family, or even have children at all, I developed a deep personal antipathy for the cavalier use of abortion as a form of birth control.

Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik

U.S. Jews Among Biggest Backers Of Same-Sex Marriage, Data Show

Some 77 percent of American Jews expressed support for same-sex marriage, a 2014 report says.

06/28/2015 - 20:00

American Jews are among the most supportive religious groups of same-sex marriage.

Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate outside the Supreme Court on June 26. JTA

Faith Leaders Call For Religious Protections Ahead Of Gay Marriage Hearing

04/26/2015 - 20:00

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on Tuesday (April 28) that could wind up legalizing gay marriage nationwide, dozens of Christian leaders have issued a call to civil authorities to preserve “the unique meaning of marriage in the law” — but also to “protect the rights of those with differing views of marriage.”

Survey: Jews, Buddhists Are Biggest U.S. Supporters Of Gay Marriage

04/22/2015 - 20:00

Jews are overwhelmingly supportive of same-sex marriage, according to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute.

Gay Marriage Supporters Plan To Flood Supreme Court With A Friendly Push

02/10/2015 - 19:00

Washington - The U.S. Supreme Court is going to hear from a lot of people on same-sex marriage.

Orthodox, Reform Groups Differ On Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Call

10/07/2014 - 20:00

Washington — Reform and Orthodox Jewish groups had opposite takes on the Supreme Court decision not to hear gay marriage cases, effectively extending the right to a majority of the states.

Religion Loses Clout: Why Many Say That’s A Bad Thing

09/22/2014 - 20:00

More Americans today say religion’s influence is losing ground just when they want it to play a stronger role in public life and politics.

SCOTUS Rulings: A Roller Coaster Ride For Liberal Jewish Groups

06/25/2013 - 20:00

A slight bump up on affirmative action, a plunge on voting rights, and on gay marriage, the mountaintop: federal legitimacy.

JCPA Tables Gay Marriage Resolution

Striving for consensus, public affairs council honors OU's objection.
03/03/2013 - 19:00
Editor and Publisher

There are two resolutions up for proposal at the two-day annual policy plenum of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), starting Sunday in Washington, D.C. One advocates for fair pay, and the other for gun control. But the talk among the delegates will be about a third resolution that won’t be on the agenda.

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