Look who the New York Public Library lists as a pioneer for Celebrating Jewish LGBT Pride! What an honor to be listed with these amazing heroes and heroines. Thank you New York Public Library. Celebrating Jewish LGBT Pride.
This was the sermon I delivered at the Multi-Faith Prayer Service in Washington, DC on Sunday April 26 for for Unite for Marriage. It was delivered at the National City Christian Church. Where there is love there is Justice. We gather here in this sacred place for seeking many things. We seek strength from one…Read more »
Listen to the interview I did about becoming the President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Rabbi Eger interview on NPR program at WHYY Philadelphia
This is a wonderful article written in the Jewish Journal. I am proud to share it with you about my upcoming term as President of the CCAR. Rabbi Denise Eger seeks to open doors wider to all Jews.
Here is my interview in the Advocate. Although they got some facts wrong. My Ordination year is wrong—it is HUC-JIR 1988. I came out publicly in 1988 What Does Judaism Say About LGBT People? | Advocate.com.
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Nov. 20. For the last 18 years this day has been dedicated to the memory of all those transgender men and women who have been murdered because they were hated. Many transgender people have experienced violence and hatred directly. Many are victims of society’s misunderstanding of their lives.…Read more »
Here is an article from the Advocate about the Panel I was on discussing Religion and LGBTQ Equality. It was a very provocative and profound event. L.A. Panel Features Prominent Pro-LGBT Religious Figures | Advocate.com.
This is an important Review of the New book The Sacred Encounter: Jewish Perspectives on Sexuality. It is edited by Rabbi Dr. Lisa Grushcow of Montreal, Canada. It is published by the CCAR Press . I have two chapters in this collection one on Taharat HaMishpacha-family purity and another on the history of LGBT inclusion within…Read more »
On Monday August 11 I will be speaking at the Gay Games in Cleveland at the Interfaith Service at Trinity Cathedral. I hope some of you out there will be able to join with us in celebration of the athletes and competitors from around the world who will gather to enjoy a week of sporting events,…Read more »