Jewish Journal

My two Jewish mothers

by Brad A. Greenberg

June 18, 2008 | 4:38 pm

If I can be so self-indulgent, and misleading, Jon Stewart began “The Daily Show’s” segment on gay marriage last night began with a joke similar to the one I made Monday:

At 5:01 pm Pacific time, the first gay marriage in California took place, thanks to a recent ruling from the state’s supreme court. And yet ... the state of California ... continues ... to exist.

But that’s not what I anted to blog about. That reason, the marriage of Robin Tyler and Diane Olson in Beverly Hills, is mentioned at the 2:10 mark:

Among the other couples were these two women, married by a rabbi, who celebrated with the traditional breaking of a glass. Now, I’m going to say something here: I don’t have a problem with them having children because they are gay, but I am concerned for the welfare of any child with two Jewish mothers.

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