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The Battle Continues

At CBST and along Fifth Avenue, gay Jews rejoiced, and planned next steps.

06/30/2015 - 20:00

Like many Americans, Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum spent part of her morning last Friday glued to her computer watching the live blog from the U.S. Supreme Court.

LGBT-Jew! Top 5 Jewish LGBTQ+ Pride Events In NYC

Looking to celebrate Pride Month with a Jewish twist? Here's how.

06/14/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

“Yesterday’s struggle is today’s heritage” happens to be the tagline of NYC Pride’s array of events and initiatives recognizing June as Pride Month, but it could just as easily refer to the Jewish people’s resilient history. For Jews who also identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as their allies, Pride Month is the perfect time to explore and celebrate both identities. So without further ado, here are 5 events aiming to help people do just that.

Forty Years Of ‘Making History’ At CBST

Manhattan’s gay and lesbian synagogue marks a milestone with new illustrated book.

09/30/2014 - 20:00
Culture Editor

In what may be the largest Kol Nidrei service in New York City, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah is expected to host about 4,000 people at the Javits Center on Friday night. These services are free of charge, open to all.

Sign Of The Times: Gays March, ‘No One Cared’

06/04/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Even as the brilliantly sunny Sunday of the Celebrate Israel Parade turned into an overcast and chilly start to the workweek, excitement persisted over the long-sought inclusion of a coalition of organizations representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Jews.

LGBT Jews under the banner of Jewish Queer Youth march Sunday. Robert J. Saferstein

Ack, Rosh HaShanah Is Only A Week Away!

Oy va voy, the High Holidays are a week away and I still don’t have plans! (And, while I haven't lost my mezuzah, I still have to put it up.)

Well, I have tentative plans, but no tickets or reservations, as of yet. That may change tomorrow night, after I go to an open house at the Reform temple I’ve been pretty sure, but not 100 percent sure, I want to join.

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