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Go Forth To Celebrate Your Gay Family (Parashat Lech Lecha)

Parashat Lech Lecha Go Forth to Celebrate Your Gay Family by Melissa B. Simon on Friday November 07, 2008 9 Cheshvan 5769 Genesis 12:1 – 17:27 The gay community, it seems, is in the midst of a bit of a baby boom. Given increasing access to sperm donation, surrogacy, and…

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May God Make You Like Ephraim and Manasseh (Parashat Vayechi)

Parashat Vayechi May God Make You Like Ephraim and Manasseh by David Levy on Saturday December 22, 2007 13 Tevet 5768 Genesis 47:28 – 50:26 So [Jacob] blessed them that day, saving, “By you shall Israel invoke blessings, saying: ‘May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh.’” (Genesis 48:20) Every…

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Lie With Me (Parashat Vayeshev)

Parashat Vayeshev Lie With Me by Joseph Shapiro on Friday December 19, 2008 22 Kislev 5769 Genesis 37:1 – 40:23   Joseph’s looks and handsome figure Had attracted her attention Every morning she would beckon ‘Come and lie with me love’ Joseph wanted to resist her, Till one day she…

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Community Belonging Guide for Summer Camps

A Guide for LGBTQ+ Belonging for Jewish Summer Camps Below you will find several suggestions for how to make your Jewish summer camp a more inclusive, welcoming, and safe environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer campers, and those who have LGBTQ+ parents and family members. These suggestions are…

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Community Belonging Guide for Jewish Youth Groups

A Guide for LGBTQ+ Belonging for Jewish Youth Groups Below you will find several suggestions for how to make your youth group a more inclusive, welcoming, and safe environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning teens, and those who have LGBTQ+ parents and family members. These suggestions are…

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Parashat Vayetzei: Four Mothers, Four stories. Four legacies

Parashat Vayetzei Four Mothers, Four stories. Four legacies? by Karen Perolman on Friday December 05, 2008 8 Kislev 5769 Genesis 28:10-32:3     In this week’s parsha, Vayetzei, we meet four women who gave birth to the Jewish people. One of the mothers was beloved but barren and one was…

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