Jewish Journal

Women Without Men

By Chanel Dubofsky

February 28, 2011 | 7:43 pm

I went to visit my friend D in the apartment where he’s staying with his husband while they’re in the city. This apartment is a dream on so many levels, in square footage, decor,... read on

  • Acting Based On Love.

    By Tera Greene

    February 24, 2011 | 7:24 pm

    There are two ways to act: one is based on fear, the other is based on love.

    Today I spoke to about 50 6th and 8th graders as a Keynote Speaker and this is one of the concepts I delivered to the youth as it pertains to building community.  I know at least one of them “got it”, and... read on

  • 13 Love Stories

    By Kalil Cohen

    February 14, 2011 | 1:45 pm

    Happy Valentines Day! 

    For those of you in loving relationships, this may be an exciting day to honor and celebrate your love, while it can be rather disheartening for others.  I am blessed to be celebrating this day with a lovely partner whose kind words of encouragement have... read on

  • Send a Valentine’s Day Card the Lesbian Way

    By Maital Guttman

    February 14, 2011 | 2:19 am

    This morning I met with Ruth Selwyn, creator of Lizzy the Lezzy, at the coffeeshop under the gay center in Gan Meir Park.  Ruth’s sometimes rude but always lovable animated character, Lizzy, is the first stand up comedy lesbian animated character.  She has made her way around the... read on

  • The Tree of Life

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    February 12, 2011 | 2:37 am

    The last gathering that we had at our home was a JQ Shabbat dinner, which we held to celebrate Tu Bishvat. This special holiday is traditionally known as the birthday for the trees, and is a time where people take a moment to connect and relate to the natural world.  At one point... read on

  • Jewish Organizations rally to support Ugandan Queer Community

    By Maital Guttman

    February 7, 2011 | 5:59 am

    On January 26, 2011, Ugandan David Kato was brutally murdered.  He was a visible member of the LGBTI community and a human rights activist.  An unfortunate result of globalization, homophobia and laws have made their way to Uganda.  This has resulted in discrimination and sadly... read on