Keshet has compiled a selection of writings and reflections centered on the High Holidays to showcase Jewish insight and creativity from the perspective of LGBTQ+ Jews and allies. We hope these writings inspire you during this time of year and for High Holidays to come.


From the Days of Pride to the Days of Awe

Teshuvah Means Living Out Loud

BitterSweet New Year

You Belong in the Jewish Community. Intolerance Doesn’t.

Turning Back to Teshuvah

Homophobia Hurts All of Us, Especially God

Kol Nidre: Uncovering Our True Selves

When I do not Fit on Yom Kippur

On Yom Kippur, Even Torah Does Teshuvah