The resignation of a longtime leader of one of the largest Reform congregations in Ukraine has thrown the spotlight on a bitter controversy over homosexuality within the post-Soviet Reform movement.
The popular Jewish online dating site expanded its search capabilities this month to allow gay men -- and also lesbians -- to seek matches. The Web site now asks people for their gender and the gender they're searching, allowing men to search for men and women to search for women.
Rabbi Yoel Kahn originally married 13 years ago, but on Monday he tied the knot again -- to the same man.
Kahn, who leads a congregation in Sonoma, first wed his longtime partner Dan Dellm under a chuppah (Jewish wedding canopy), but on Monday they finally secured a marriage license from the City and County of San Francisco.
Gays weren't even on the radar in Ilene Chaiken's Jewish community in Philadelphia back in the 1960s.
Ruthie Berman and Connie Kurtz seem like your typical 60-something Jewish ladies from Brooklyn. And they are in many ways, but they just also happen to be lesbians.
The frothy if sometimes clichéd romance, a lesbian take on "Sex and the Single Girl," puts a new spin on the saga of the befuddled single woman ("Annie Hall" meets "Bridget Jones' Diary").
They are your brother, your cousin, your lawyer, your best friend, or possibly yourself. Yet, while there are as many gays, lesbians and bisexuals in the Jewish community as in any other, they often feel like outcasts in their own faith, afraid that they can't be open about their sexuality and a committed Jew as well.