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  • State Court Upholds Prop. 8

    May 26, 2009 | 1:59 pm

    On Tuesday May 26, 2009, we stood in Leimert Park, together with clergy of many faiths, awaiting our fate, awaiting a verdict on our humanity.  Outrage, sorrow and a renewed sense of purpose swept across the crowd as news spread that the California Supreme Court had made a...

  • Synagogues Working to Be More Open to Gays

    March 13, 2009 | 2:17 pm


    NEW YORK (JTA)—The newsletter sent out last month by Temple Israel of New Rochelle contained the usual sort of announcements, including a reminder about the synagogue’s upcoming Purim carnival, mazal tovs and condolences, and information about a social event at a local...

  • Prop. 8 opponents argue before state Supreme Court

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 5, 2009 | 2:34 pm

    Months in the making, the legal challenge to Proposition 8 began this morning in California Supreme Court. The protest photo and this short report from the LA Times:

    “What Proposition 8 accomplishes, if it were upheld by this court, is to establish the constitutional principle that...

  • Prop H8, gratuitous, immature, Islam

    December 4, 2008 | 2:07 am

    Proposition 8

    I have read the articles about how gay couples are distraught at the passage of Proposition 8 ("Where's the Struggle," Nov. 21). How about an article from The Jewish Journal about how devastating it is for faithful Mormons to see their temple property trashed? Why not...
  • Two out of state rabbis offer two opinions on anti-gay-marriage Prop. 8

    November 3, 2008 | 2:41 pm

    Op-Ed: Prop 8 goes against God's love for every person

    By Rabbi David Ellenson

    NEW YORK (JTA)--As a rabbi, I would urge all residents of California to vote No on Proposition 8, the state ballot measure that would eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry in California.


  • Religious “No!” to Proposition 8

    October 28, 2008 | 8:59 pm

    "My Christian friends say homosexuality is a sin. Isn't Judaism based on the same Old Testament bible?  How does our synagogue welcome homosexuals with acceptance and equality?"
    I was substituting for our rabbi in our 10th grade confirmation class.  Homosexuality is not a...
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