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  • A rabbi or cantor to perform a wedding?
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  • A day school committed to LGBTQ equality?

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Rabbi Jenna Turow

Conservative

37.55 mi

Categories

  • Rabbi

Features

  • Will participate in advocacy for LGBTQ rights (e.g., transgender civil rights).
  • Believe that lifecycle events of same-sex couples/families should be observed openly and inclusively (i.e., baby naming, aufruf, aliyot, funerals, yahrtzeits for both members of a couple).

Wedding Commitments

  • Available for personal counseling for LGBTQ individuals and families.
  • Believe that Jews of all gender identities and expressions should be embraced fully and affirm that they may fully participate in community life and achieve positions of leadership
  • Believe that Jews of all sexual orientations should be embraced fully and affirm that they may fully participate in community life and achieve positions of leadership
  • Have spoken publicly in support of LGBTQ rights
  • Might perform a commitment ceremony for a same-sex interfaith couple - please contact to discuss
  • Welcomes Halakhic LGBTQ queries
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple

Congregation Etz Hayim

Conservative

38.43 mi

2504 N. Ohio St, Arlington, VA 22207 United States

703-979-4466

http://Etzhayim.net

We participate in DC/NOVA Tzelem Group. Their website is movingtraditions.org/programs/team-groups/tzelem/ We table at Pride DC

Categories

  • Jewish Organization
  • Synagogue

Features

  • Will participate in advocacy for LGBTQ rights (e.g., transgender civil rights).
  • We reach out to the LGBTQ community via advertising in LGBTQ publications, partnering with organizations for LGBTQ-themed events, or creating LGBTQ specific marketing materials.
  • Our publications, outreach materials, website, and/or physical space include images of and information about LGBTQ issues or people.
  • We have parents who are out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.
  • We have students/members who are out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.
  • Believe that lifecycle events of same-sex couples/families should be observed openly and inclusively (i.e., baby naming, aufruf, aliyot, funerals, yahrtzeits for both members of a couple).

Wedding Commitments

  • Weddings/commitment ceremonies for same-sex couples are performed in our synagogue
  • Welcomes Halakhic LGBTQ queries
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple

Rabbi Julie Gordon

Non-Denominational/Pluralistic/Post-Denominational

40.92 mi

I live in VA and perform weddings for people in the DMV.

Categories

  • Rabbi

Features

  • Believe that lifecycle events of same-sex couples/families should be observed openly and inclusively (i.e., baby naming, aufruf, aliyot, funerals, yahrtzeits for both members of a couple).

Wedding Commitments

  • Believe that Jews of all gender identities and expressions should be embraced fully and affirm that they may fully participate in community life and achieve positions of leadership
  • Believe that Jews of all sexual orientations should be embraced fully and affirm that they may fully participate in community life and achieve positions of leadership
  • Might perform a commitment ceremony for a same-sex interfaith couple - please contact to discuss
  • Might perform a wedding for a same-sex interfaith couple - please contact to discuss
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple

Cantor Allen Leider

Pluralistic/Post-Denominational/Non-Denominational Reform

50.35 mi

4491 Holly Ave , Fairfax, Virginia 22030

(703)349-3425

Categories

  • Cantor

Rabbi Jacob Lieberman

Reconstructionist

53.34 mi

Categories

  • Rabbi

Features

  • Will participate in advocacy for LGBTQ rights (e.g., transgender civil rights).
  • Believe that lifecycle events of same-sex couples/families should be observed openly and inclusively (i.e., baby naming, aufruf, aliyot, funerals, yahrtzeits for both members of a couple).

Wedding Commitments

  • Might perform a commitment ceremony for a same-sex interfaith couple - please contact to discuss
  • Might perform a wedding for a same-sex interfaith couple - please contact to discuss
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple

Rabbi Kenneth Cohen

Conservative

71.44 mi

Beth Israel Synagogue 21780 Bunker Hill Drive, P.O. Box 1683, Lexington Park, MD 20653 United States

(202) 549-4954

Features

  • Will participate in advocacy for LGBTQ rights (e.g., transgender civil rights).
  • Believe that lifecycle events of same-sex couples/families should be observed openly and inclusively (i.e., baby naming, aufruf, aliyot, funerals, yahrtzeits for both members of a couple).

Wedding Commitments

  • Believe that Jews of all gender identities and expressions should be embraced fully and affirm that they may fully participate in community life and achieve positions of leadership
  • Believe that Jews of all sexual orientations should be embraced fully and affirm that they may fully participate in community life and achieve positions of leadership
  • Have spoken publicly in support of LGBTQ rights
  • Welcomes Halakhic LGBTQ queries
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple

Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El Sinague

Conservative

86.61 mi

1001 Remington Rd, Wynnewood, PA 19096 United States

6106495300

http://www.tbhbe.org

Categories

  • Camp
  • Hebrew School
  • Jewish Organization
  • Religious Institution
  • Synagogue
  • Youth Group

Features

  • Will participate in advocacy for LGBTQ rights (e.g., transgender civil rights).
  • Our institution has an all gender bathroom/unisex/non-gendered bathroom.
  • Our anti-bullying training and/or materials address anti-LGBTQ bullying and harassment.
  • We have a written non-discrimination policy that includes gender identity and/or expression.
  • Our publications, outreach materials, website, and/or physical space include images of and information about LGBTQ issues or people.
  • We offer LGBTQ specific programming, events, or services (movie night, a Pride Seder, a support group).
  • We have staff, leaders, or board members who are out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.
  • We have parents who are out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.
  • We have students/members who are out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.
  • We have a written non-discrimination policy that includes sexual orientation.
  • Believe that lifecycle events of same-sex couples/families should be observed openly and inclusively (i.e., baby naming, aufruf, aliyot, funerals, yahrtzeits for both members of a couple).
  • We provide changing room options for transgender/gender non-conforming participants.
  • Our staff has received training on LGBTQ inclusion.
  • We use LGBTQ-inclusive language on our membership or application materials such as “Parent 1/Parent 2” rather than “Mother/Father.”

Wedding Commitments

  • Available for personal counseling for LGBTQ individuals and families.
  • Weddings/commitment ceremonies for same-sex couples are performed in our synagogue
  • Welcomes Halakhic LGBTQ queries
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple

Rabbi Margot Stein

Reconstructionist

88.78 mi

Bala Cynwyd, Philadelphia, PA, USA

(610)348-9576

http://booktobimah.com

I have a professional-quality singing voice and numerous CDs of original music, and have had liturgy published in prayer books including GLBT publications. Also, if you or someone in your family has

Categories

  • Rabbi

Cantor Naomi Hirsch

Reform

89.57 mi

I consider myself a progressive, liberal Jewish leader. I was raised in the Conservative movement, attended Hebrew Union College, the Reform seminary, live and davven near the Reconstructionist Rabbinic College and have many Orthodox friends, some of whom are LGBTQ. Sometimes labels are helpful and at other times they are confining!

Categories

  • Cantor

Features

  • Will participate in advocacy for LGBTQ rights (e.g., transgender civil rights).
  • Believe that lifecycle events of same-sex couples/families should be observed openly and inclusively (i.e., baby naming, aufruf, aliyot, funerals, yahrtzeits for both members of a couple).

Wedding Commitments

  • Available for personal counseling for LGBTQ individuals and families.
  • Believe that Jews of all gender identities and expressions should be embraced fully and affirm that they may fully participate in community life and achieve positions of leadership
  • Believe that Jews of all sexual orientations should be embraced fully and affirm that they may fully participate in community life and achieve positions of leadership
  • Have spoken publicly in support of LGBTQ rights
  • Might perform a commitment ceremony for a same-sex interfaith couple - please contact to discuss
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple

Kol Tzedek

Reconstructionist

89.57 mi

707 S 50th St, Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States

267-702-6187

https://www.kol-tzedek.org/

Categories

  • Hebrew School
  • Jewish Organization
  • LGBTQ Organization
  • Nonprofit
  • Queer Organization
  • Religious Institution
  • Synagogue

Features

  • Our institution has an all gender bathroom/unisex/non-gendered bathroom.
  • We have a written non-discrimination policy that includes gender identity and/or expression.
  • We have a group to support LGBTQ students or members (such as a Gay-Straight Alliance or Inclusion Committee).
  • Our publications, outreach materials, website, and/or physical space include images of and information about LGBTQ issues or people.
  • Our library has resources dealing with LGBTQ issues.
  • We offer LGBTQ specific programming, events, or services (movie night, a Pride Seder, a support group).
  • We have staff, leaders, or board members who are out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.
  • We have parents who are out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.
  • We have students/members who are out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.
  • We have a written non-discrimination policy that includes sexual orientation.
  • LGBTQ issues are incorporated into our educational programming/curricula.
  • Believe that lifecycle events of same-sex couples/families should be observed openly and inclusively (i.e., baby naming, aufruf, aliyot, funerals, yahrtzeits for both members of a couple).
  • Our staff has received training on LGBTQ inclusion.
  • We use LGBTQ-inclusive language on our membership or application materials such as “Parent 1/Parent 2” rather than “Mother/Father.”

Wedding Commitments

  • Weddings/commitment ceremonies for same-sex couples are performed in our synagogue
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a commitment ceremony for a same-sex interfaith couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a Jewish same-sex couple
  • Will perform a wedding for a same-sex interfaith couple