Mosaic of Westchester

Inclusion Gets Boost Across County

04/22/2014 - 20:00
Westchester Correspondent

As part of an ongoing effort to ensure that Westchester’s Jewish institutions are welcoming to LGBTQ Jews — and their families — Rabbi Steven Greenberg, who is the first openly gay Orthodox rabbi in nation, will be speaking at various venues in the county April 25-27.

A New ‘Mosaic’ For Westchester

Recently launched nonprofit aims to bring LGBT community into Jewish fold.

02/24/2014 - 19:00
Westchester Correspondent

Diane Werner wants to be sure that no one in the Jewish LGBTQ community ever feels unwelcome in a Westchester Jewish organization. She can’t forget what one of her sons, who is gay, had said to her about his synagogue and day school experience: “I don’t see anyone like me.”

Westchester’s year-old Mosaic group aims to make the wider Jewish community welcoming of the LGBTQ community. Bina Raskin/Mosaic
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