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  • 9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should know

    June 27, 2016 | 12:02 pm

    New York City’s gay pride parade on Sunday was full of highlights. The NBA and WNBA became the first professional sports leagues to march. A Syrian refugee whose life was threatened by an ISIS operative served as a grand marshal. Even Hillary Clinton made a surprise...

  • Obama must take action on LGBT rights overseas

    October 20, 2014 | 3:00 pm

    When I was a young man, still in the closet, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, one of the most prolific authorities on Jewish law of the 20th century, described gay people as rebels against God.  Grossly misinformed about the phenomenon, Rabbi Feinstein posited that homosexuals were possessed...
  • Orthodox Rabbi Steven Greenberg talks to Pasadena shul about homosexuality, welcoming the stranger

    By Roberto Loiederman

    November 20, 2012 | 12:40 pm

    When Rabbi Steve Greenberg was a young rabbinical student at an Orthodox Yeshiva near Jerusalem in the mid-1970s, he was attracted to a fellow (male) student. He wanted to talk about his feelings of homosexual desire to a respected old rabbi — but was afraid to. So Greenberg fudged...

  • Nov. 10-16

    By Ryan Torok

    November 8, 2012 | 1:39 pm

    SAT NOV 10

    “The Unbreakable Project”

    Artist and former Israel Defense Forces soldier Tomer Perez’s new exhibition features installations depicting terrorist attacks, scenes from the battleground, life-size soldier artworks created from metallic remains such as shrapnel and...

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  • Rabbi, I’m gay

    By Julie G Fax

    May 20, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Steven Greenberg usually kept quiet through the gay jokes. After all, he had been in the closet in the Orthodox community for 20 years, so he was used to smiling through the ridicule, through tirades about same-sex marriage.

    But not that day last year around the Shavuot table....

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