Last year, I officiated at the first same-sex wedding in the 145-year history of my synagogue. For a Conservative congregation, this was quite a break with tradition. Nevertheless, I was proud to stand beneath the wedding canopy with this couple, who affirmed the sacredness of...
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Today is National Coming Out Day. The gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities have my support on this very important day. I hope those of you who are contemplating coming out, have the love and support you need to embrace who you are, be proud, and be free.
The day will...
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