Assigned female at birth, Hunter Keith, 17, has felt himself to be a boy since fifth grade. By seventh grade
he told his friends; by eighth grade he told his parents. Two weeks before this photo was taken, his
breasts were removed. Now he relishes skateboarding shirtless in his Michigan neighborhood.
Even as he opens others’ eyes to the transgender experience, Mohamed explores his own ideas of intersectional queer identity— and offers important support in inclusive communities-building work—as executive assistant at Keshet, a Jamaica Plain based national nonprofit advocating for LGBT equality in Jewish life.
The San Francisco based Jim Joseph Foundation awarded a pair of local Jewish organizations two grants worth a combined $1.675 million for programs aimed at including more LGBTQ youth in Jewish life and diverse learners at Jewish day schools.
Meryl Gordon’s The Flower Girl Wore Celery is one of two children’s books to gain publication through a writing contest hosted by Keshet, the national organization for LGBTQ Jews, in partnership with Kar-Ben Publishing. (The other title, The Purim Superhero, came out in 2013.)
Author Meryl G. Gordon spoke about her Keshet award-winning book ‘The Flower Girl Wore Celery.’
A new children’s book is breaking ground by being the first of its kind to center around a lesbian Jewish wedding. The Flower Girl Wore Celery was the result of a national children’s book contest put on by Keshet, an organization fighting for full LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life.
Debut children’s book author Meryl G. Gordon speaks with The Whole Megillah about her picture book, The Flower Girl Wore Celery, published by Kar-Ben and discovered by Keshet.
As Summer Camps take steps towards trans inclusion, Keshet’s work is paramount.
In an op-ed for JTA, Idit Klein calls on the Jewish community to follow thoughts of solidarity with action.
Idit Klein speaks out after the attack at the LGBTQ Nightclub in Orlando.
In the wake of Orlando, Idit Klein’s advice is featured in an article offering tips for standing up for the LGBTQ community.