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This week's Torah portion, Pinchas, includes the story of five sisters who came before Moses to chal

Rabbi Jeff Goldwasser
Israeli and rainbow flags at gay pride parade in Tel Aviv

The first time I participated in a gay pride parade was in 1981, when I marched with my mother as part of the contingent from PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays).

Cantor Evan Kent
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In literature as in life, liminality represents the state of being “in between,” altered by what has come before and in anticipation of what is yet to come.

Rabbi Lucy Dinner
Men in white tees holding up an LGBTQ rainbow flag

On May 2, 2017, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) reintroduced

Max Antman
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Equal Pay Day symbolizes the extra time women, on average, need to work each year to earn the same salary as men.

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman
U.S. Capitol

No matter which candidate you voted for, today is a momentous day. It marks the beginning of a new period in our shared history.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
Safety pins

Dating has always proved to be a challenging trick for me. For many of the black men I meet, my being Jewish is a problem, as the hope and expectation is that I would be Christian.

Marra B. Gad

The recent Torah portion Parashat Balam tells the story of Balam, a popular magic man known throughout the Ancient Nea

Rabbi Dr. Linda Henry Goodman
Two smiling faces holding Jewish LGBTQ pride signs during a Pride Parade

I grew up in Potomac, MD, right outside of Washington, D.C. Like most young people in my area, growing up I had had little interaction with gay people, who were nearly invisible in suburbia.

Matt Adler
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