Three Reasons Obama’s Right on Gay Marriage

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President Obama’s announcement on same-sex marriage is good for the Jews. Why? Here are three reasons. First is the “who.” Obama’s support of same-sex marriage signals that he’s not going to let a noisy religious minority dictate public policy. This is important for all religious minorities, including the Jewish one, because that same group of […]

Rabbi Gail Diamond — What Am I Doing in Israel?

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February, 2012 — Adventures of a lesbian-feminist-rabbi-mom in the Judean Hills — With all of Israel’s progress on LGBT rights, out LGBT rabbis are still rare there, making our evening with Rabbi Gail Diamond, Associate Director of the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem, a unique opportunity. Rabbi Gail Diamond talked about her experiences moving to and […]