Journalist Mark Stern on the Chicago Dyke March Fiasco and Creeping Anti-Semitism

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“There is no reason why LGBTQ people and their allies cannot be proudly Jewish and proudly Zionist. ” Journalist Mark Stern who writes for Slate, will be moderating the panel this Thursday for the LGBTQNZ Pride, Zionism, and Inclusivity in New York. Below, he talks about his reactions to the Dyke March fiasco and creeping […]

New York: Havdalah with A Wider Bridge

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Join us for a warm communal Havdalah with A Wider Bridge! Enjoy beautiful music and wine and cheese while learning about this inspiring organization. Saturday, October 28 from 5:00pm-7:00pm Stephen Wise Free Synagogue 30 West 68th Street New York, NY 10023 The Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, a vibrant Reform congregation on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, […]

Some LGBT Jews Support Israel. Their Existence Isn’t ‘Pinkwashing’

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“Sisterhood” column editor and author of “The Perils Of ‘Privilege’”, Phoebe Maltz Bovy, states that it’s not pinkwashing to *be* a queer Jew and attend a pro-Israel event, despite claims that pro-Israel organization ‘uses queer Jews.’ “Some queer Jews are Zionists,” she says. At Bustle, Hannah Simpson writes about her experiences as a Jewish Queer […]

Tamar Eisenman Premieres “Circles”

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Tamar Eisenman releases a first song off of her forthcoming English-language album Israeli-bred, NYC dwelling songwriter/guitarist Tamar Eisenman is giving the States a shot. Her latest tune, “Circle,” (listen here) builds steadily and ups the intensity over the course of the nearly four-and-a-half minutes. The song comes from her soon-to-be released deluxe edition of On My Way, […]