Ruthie and Connie to receive SAGE Pioneer Award

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Jewish couple Ruthie Berman and Connie Kurtz, LGBT senior icons, have known each other 56 years, been partners for 42, and married nearly five. As they got older, Ruthie and Connie began to focus their activism on protections for LGBT seniors Wives Ruthie Berman and Connie Kurtz, perhaps the nation’s best-known senior lesbian couple, will be […]

‘American Idol’ finalist Bret Loewenstern takes stage

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Gay and Jewish “American Idol” finalist Bret Loewenstern performed at the UM Hillel’s Open Mic Wednesday night American Idol finalist Bret Loewenstern performs at the UM Hillel’s Open Mic Wednesday night. Giancarlo Falconi // Staff Photographer Singers, songwriters and comedians stepped up to the mic at the Braman Miller Center for Jewish Life on Wednesday […]

Jay Michaelson to speak in Miami synagogue this Sunday

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On Sunday, Temple Israel will host a public discussion, “What Is Spiritual Health?’, featuring journalist Jay Michaelson, who covers spirituality and LGBT issues for The Daily Beast and the Forward newspaper and website. “There are one million new meditators in the U.S.,” says Michaelson, basing his estimate on data from the healthcare industry, schools and […]