Each June people across the world celebrate LGBTQ Pride. As LGBTQ Jews and allies, we are proud of our own identities and those of our loved ones. Whether you are looking for a Pride Shabbat service, a fabulous Jewish sign to hold in a Pride Parade, or just want some inspiration, you’ve come to the right place!
Signs and Stickers
Jewish organizations celebrating LGBTQ Pride this year
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Click on any of the posters below to download a PDF file that you can print at any print shop! All posters are 12″ x 18″ and can be printed on paper, vinyl, or coroplast (a hard plastic) for around $20.
Who doesn’t love a nice Jewish boy/girl/queer?
Sermons, Divrei Torah, and Lesson Plans
A Blessing for Pride by Rabbis Joshua Zlochower and Erica Steelman, of the Abramson Center, and Dr. Gloria Becker of the Jewish Learning Venture
Pride and Community Go Hand in Hand by Ailsa Wu. Growing up Asian American and in the closet, Ailsa Wu never felt she had much pride or a community. Find out how she found both in a Massachusetts synagogue.
Why We March by Annette Gross. A proud parent of an LGBT son, Annette learned firsthand that not all families are accepting.
Why I’m Proud But Wary by Ariel Naveh. While reflecting on his love-hate relationship with Pride month, Ari Naveh hopes “our pride reminds us that our work is never done.”
One quick and easy way to signal your institution welcomes transgender and gender nonconforming Jews is to make your restrooms all gender. Download these “All-Gender Bathroom” signs. They can be adapted and posted near permanent all-gender bathrooms, or near facilities that have been temporarily converted to all-gender bathrooms for a specific event.