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October 3, 2010 | 3:02 am
Haaretz reports that approximately 20% of adoptions in Israel are by same-sex couples, up 50% from 2008. The longer I am in Israel, the more fascinated I become with the way in which the country is dealing with homosexuality on a policy level. There seems to be a shift recently in... read on
September 27, 2010 | 10:12 pm
I read a book during Yom Kippur services this year. Not a prayer book, or even anything on Judaism, just a novel, albeit a good one. I felt like a jerk, but it was either bring a book or not show up at all, and honestly, I wasn’t prepared to deal with that particular guilt.... read on
September 24, 2010 | 3:54 pm
Sukkot is a time to visit and be with friends and family in environmental settings to bring us closer to the natural world. It is a holiday that reminds us that we are all equal and that injustice is not imperative to joyful life. It is a time to remember again of the Exodus, and... read on
September 22, 2010 | 3:26 pm
It seems like the Jewish New Year has brought with it lots of LGBT-related news. And while I’m generally quite the pessimist and despite a few recent challenges, I am still feeling pretty good about things.
So, let’s start with the bad news. Yesterday, in some complicated... read on
September 15, 2010 | 11:02 am
As Yom Kippur approaches, I reflect upon the past year and where I have fallen short of being reasonable, mindful, honest and respectful. Each year, I do this in hopes of becoming more spiritual, feeling more connected to G-d, to myself and to those around me. I work very hard to... read on
September 14, 2010 | 11:12 pm
At last month’s TG Film Fest in Hollywood, there was a fascinating film about genderqueer Jewish artists Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, made by award-winning filmmaker Barbara Hammer. The lives of these incredible artists is fascinating as they were trailblazers living way ahead... read on
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