Mosaic of Westchester

Inclusion Gets Boost Across County

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.

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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