Jewish Journal


February 27, 2009

LIVE VIDEO: Diversity and LGBT Inclusion in the Jewish World


UPDATE: This a recording of a live broadcast which aired Sunday night, March 1, 2009.

On Sunday night, March 1, JewishJournal.com will broadcast LIVE from the American Jewish University. Tune in at 7 p.m. to watch a panel discussion from the “Welcoming Synagogues Project: Strategic Convening.” 

Introductions by Dr. Joel L. Kushner, Director, Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and Gregg Drinkwater, Executive Director, Jewish Mosaic. 

Moderated by Dr. Caryn Aviv, Research Director, Jewish Mosaic; Posen Lecturer in Secular Jewish Culture, Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver.  The panel will discuss diversity and LGBT inclusion in the Jewish community, emphasizing success stories, challenges, and lessons learned.

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Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

The evening’s panelists will include:

Rabbi Denise Eger - Congregation Kol Ami
Dr. Bernard Schlager - Interim Deputy Director and Development Director for the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry (CGLS)
Rabbi Harold Schulweis - Congregation Valley Beth Shalom
Rev. Rebecca Voelkel - Program Director for the Institute for Welcoming Resources

This program is co-sponsored by the Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and Jewish Mosaic.


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