Activism and Allyship

Allies play a vital role in building a Jewish community that is fully inclusive of LGBTQ people. Whether you’re a parent, sibling, educator, or rabbi, stepping up and speaking out as an ally has never been more important. We invite you to explore our collection of resources to help you strengthen your activism as we work together to advance LGBTQ rights in the Jewish community and beyond.

To take action with Keshet, visit our Community Mobilization programs.

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The following terms are presented in three categories: sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation. These three categories describe distinct areas of identity, and each functions independently of the other two.…

Ways to Respond When Someone Comes Out to You as Transgender, Nonbinary, or Gender-Expansive Every transgender, nonbinary, and/or gender-expansive person’s journey is unique, with individual experiences, priorities, and requests when…

Download this resource as a PDF. As Jews, we know what it feels like to be treated as outsiders. When we retell our ancient story of being enslaved by Pharaoh and…

  Download this resource as a PDF. Throughout the country, anti-LGBTQ+ politicians are advancing new anti-trans and anti-LGBQ+ policies. The basic rights and dignity of trans and LGBQ+ children, adults,…

As educators for LGBTQ+ equality and belonging, we hear a lot about allyship. We want to share some core definitions and tools with you to support your work in actively…

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Many events in Jewish life are accompanied by a ritual or ceremony. Our library of materials can help you find a meaningful LGBTQ inclusive text or interpretation for your event.

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As a family with two dads living in Florida, finding inclusive Jewish spaces is more important than ever. Keshet is working every day to make it easier for families like ours, and we are indebted to Keshet and its staff for their advocacy and programming in our state. We have seen firsthand the impact that Keshet has made for our family, and we are proud to support their continued good work.

Louis and Lane Rosner. Boca Raton, FL