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  • I’m Coming Out of the Closet!

    By Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

    April 19, 2012 | 6:58 pm

    Last night I spoke on a campus interfaith leader panel about the subject of LGBT and religion. One of the questions we were asked was, “When did you come out of the closet or when did you come out as an ally?” As the only heterosexual panelist, I announced: “I’m coming out...

  • Rabbi marries Orthodox gay couple

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 14, 2011 | 1:30 pm

    Two Orthodox men were married by an Orthodox rabbi at what might be the first Orthodox gay wedding.

    Rabbi Steven Greenberg, who has been an advocate for gays in the Orthodox community, married Yoni Bock and Ron Kaplan last week before 200 guests at Washington, D.C.’s, 6th and I...