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Mar 2020 6

Keshet Brings Training Program on LGBTQ Inclusion to Canada

Dozens of representatives from 14 Jewish organizations gathered at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MNJCC) in downtown Toronto on March 4 for a first-of-its-kind training on LGBTQ issues in the Jewish community hosted by Keshet, a U.S.-based organization that focuses on equality in Jewish life for LGBTQ people. The session was part of Keshet’s leadership project, which trains the heads of Jewish organizations to build a yearlong LGBTQ inclusion plan for their organizations, and the participants in attendance represented the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, various Hillels, synagogues, care homes and more.

View the original at The Canadian Jewish News
Keshet Brings Training Program on LGBTQ Inclusion to Canada
Nov 2019 20

How to Help End the Epidemic of Violence Against Trans People

On the 20th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, eight activists offer their advice on how anyone can fight for the trans community.

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How to Help End the Epidemic of Violence Against Trans People
Nov 2019 19

Light One Candle For Trans Day

A joint effort between Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, the city’s LGBTQ synagogue, and Keshet, which advocates for LGBTQ equality in Jewish communities, is offering people the chance to combine an ancient Jewish tradition of remembrance with the current practice of memorializing via Facebook.

View the original at New York Jewish Week
Light One Candle For Trans Day
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