LGBT and Converting to Judaism Panel

Did you know that some people don’t know that you can convert to Judaism? Others figure you can’t convert if you’re gay. Wrong! Join a panel of LGBTQ folks who have converted to Judaism to learn about their process, their questions and worries. Also, how is it working out being a gay/bi/or transgendered Jew? They…

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Gay, Jewish and Interfaith in the Bay Area

About 2 percent of Americans are Jewish.  Somewhere around 10 – 15 percent are gay, lesbian, transgendered, bisexual.  So how easy is it to be Jewish & gay and find another gay Jew?  You do the math.  It won’t surprise you to learn that most LGBT Jews are in interfaith relationships.  There are things about…

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Posted in Couples, LGBT
Published on August 19th, 2009

Jews March for Pride

This Sunday is the Gay Pride Parade. Jews from around the bay area are all getting together to march as one Jewish community. On both sides of the bay the Jewish Federations are organizing to help people carpool, get the right BART connections and get to the Jewish location in the parade. Lots of synagogues…

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Posted in LGBT
Published on June 25th, 2009

What! No Chuppah?!

What! No chuppah?! Did you (or will you) get married this week? We are making history this week! If you are one of the hundreds of LGBT couples who tied the knot this week, or are planning to, I want to wish you a Mazel Tov! But don’t stop there – if you want a…

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