Jewish Journal

  • “You Know, Where They Keep All the Lesbians?”

    By Chanel Dubofsky

    July 22, 2011 | 5:52 pm

    Reposted from my blog, Diverge (www.idiverge.wordpress.com).

    On Saturday, I spent a long time at the Lesbian Herstory Archives in Brooklyn. It makes me feel so hopeful there, my thoughts get so much larger, my imagination comes off its leash. It’s full of pulp novels, photos,... read on

  • Mortality: Not A Topic To Be Ignored

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    July 21, 2011 | 1:37 pm

    Whenever I am writing a blog, the content and message comes from a reflection on an experience and lesson, which I find deeply moving, powerful and of which I feel passionate.  As I seek truth, it is these experiences that open my eyes to feeling truly alive and present during my... read on

  • AUGUST plays Outfest July 10

    By Kalil Cohen

    July 6, 2011 | 4:31 pm

    Outfest: The 29th Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival starts this Thursday night with the Opening Night Gala film GUN HILL ROAD, starring Esai Morales, Judy Reyes, and newcomer Harmony Santana.  To find out more or buy tickets, visit www.outfest.org.

    With over 150 films at 7... read on

  • Notes from the Dyke March (NYC Edition)

    By Chanel Dubofsky

    June 28, 2011 | 11:45 pm

    1. Two women carry a banner that says “Gay Bashers Come and Get It.” Whenever the man with a “Jesus Saves from Hell” sign stops along our route, they stand next to him. Eventually, they’re joined by someone holding piece of white poster board with “Fuck This Guy”... read on

  • You Have the Freedom to Illuminate Yourself

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    June 24, 2011 | 12:40 am

    B’not Mitzvah

    Last Saturday was beautiful, profound and meaningful.  I spent my afternoon in Shabbat services, enlivening my spirit through singing, reading prayers, and dancing.  I was decompressing and cleansing myself of the stresses of the week. Two women in their 50’s were... read on

  • Jewish Films at Outfest 2011

    By Kalil Cohen

    June 16, 2011 | 6:37 pm

    Outfest: The 29th Gay and Lesbian Film Festival has three fantastic feature films by Israeli filmmakers, two in Hebrew from Israel, and one written and directed here in the United States.  All three films are going to be fantastic events, with filmmakers and community collaborators... read on

  • Young Global Leaders Converge at Summit

    By Tera Greene

    June 11, 2011 | 5:21 pm

    Ahh… #traveling!

    I am sitting in the Philly airport, en route to the ROI Global Summit of Young Jewish Innovators being held in Jerusalem.  As referenced in a recent Social Media Press Release, the ROI Community was created in 2005 by Lynn Schusterman, an American Jewish... read on

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