Keshet in the News

Click here to check out recent articles about Keshet's work, our press statements, and key articles about LGBTQ+ Jews.

Apr 2008 10

Keshet Is In Demand

Back in 2005 Keshet was a small Jamaica Plain-based organization focused on advocating for LGBT inclusion within the Jewish community in the Boston area; its executive director, Idit Klein, was the organization’s lone full time employee. That year Keshet, working with director Irena Fayngold, released a documentary film, Hineini, chronicling the experience of a girl coming out as a lesbian at a Jewish school in Waltham and trying to organize a gay/straight alliance.

View the original at Bay Windows
Keshet Is In Demand
Feb 2008 21

Synagogue Reaches Out to GLBT Community

Barbara and Alan Sidman of Salem are the proud parents of a gay son who lives in New York. They hope some day that Michael will return to the North Shore and make it his home, but they believe that the chances are slim. One of the problems, in their opinion, is that the North Shore Jewish community is not particularly welcoming to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) singles and families.

View the original at The Jewish Journal
Synagogue Reaches Out to GLBT Community
Jun 2007 14

Massachusetts Gay Marriage to Remain Legal

BOSTON, June 14 -- Same-sex marriage will continue to be legal in Massachusetts, after proponents in both houses won a pitched months long battle on Thursday to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage as between a man and a woman.

View the original at The New York Times
Massachusetts Gay Marriage to Remain Legal

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