They develop a sense of community and enhance the experience of being Jewish. They have successfully catered to hundreds of families from all backgrounds, offering Jewish educational programming in an accepting and innovative setting where all feel welcome. The goal is to create a positive Jewish experience for everyone as they strengthen their ties to the Jewish community.
Temple Beth Orr, our spiritual home, is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic community, made up of singles, couples, interfaith and gay and lesbian families. We invite you to join us at a Shabbat service or one of our many events. You will come away feeling warm, engaged and spiritually connected.
Congregation Etz Chaim first opened our doors in Miami inso that gay and lesbian Jews could find a safe and nurturing place of worship and community. Now located in Wilton Manors, Etz Chaim has been the spiritual home for generations of people in the decades since our founding. We continue to be a community that proudly welcomes gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexual singles, couples, and families.
I also was left with some challenging thoughts. Have we lost our way? Have straight people been selfish in making their home at CBH?
Hello, plain corn flakes covered in sugar for some old fashioned good times! Happy New Year! That would be Inga Beale.
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We all think we know Fort Lauderdale, a sunny winter escape as familiar to many of us as the Upper West Side. Fort Lauderdale is the airport we fly into Miami is strictly for international travel, and then only reluctantly. More recently, halted cranes and foreclosures have added an unsettling note to these palm-lined boulevards.
Broward County joins Palm Beach County and 15 other Florida municipalities -- including Wilton Manors and Oakland Park -- that have outlawed the practice on people under Eight states have also banned the therapy. More Headlines Gay parents say Southwest Airlines discriminated against their family Microphone cut after girl reveals she's gay at church Man accused of threatening Wilton Manors gay community back behind bars Miami-Dade commissioners rejected a proposed ban in October.
I grew up as a Reform Jew active in every possible aspect of the movement. When I made aliyah, I was certain to connect with Reform communities- I would never live in a city without one. Another reason I chose to live in Tel Aviv was because of the queer community.
But then a group of Orthodox Jews who happened to be vacationing in the hotel noticed a sign in the lobby listing the services and asked to join. Together, they were exactly 10 men. With 65 member organizations representing 14 countries, the World Congress has grown significantly since its early days when a handful of gay activists, who happened to be Jewish, came together to respond to a United Nations resolution equating Zionism with racism. Many gay Jewish synagogues, once havens for the closeted, now enjoy close ties with other local Jewish institutions and boast that their inclusive atmospheres even attract some heterosexuals.