Twice Blessed: On Being Lesbian or Gay and Jewish

Twice Blessed: On Being Lesbian or Gay and Jewish

by Christine Balka
     
 

Essays on Jewish lesbians and gay men. Three of the essays adress the biblical condemnation of homosexuality. Other essays discuss how traditional Jewish services and ceremonies can be adapted to affirm gay and lesbian life, and the founding of gay and lesbian synagogues.  See more details below

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Essays on Jewish lesbians and gay men. Three of the essays adress the biblical condemnation of homosexuality. Other essays discuss how traditional Jewish services and ceremonies can be adapted to affirm gay and lesbian life, and the founding of gay and lesbian synagogues.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
These essays, exploring the often unacknowledged homosexual element in the Jewish community, include a rabbi's description of her experience as a lesbian mother and notes on the founding of gay and lesbian synagogues. According to PW , ``The 24 contributors to this landmark anthology seek ways to combine gay pride with active participation in Judaism.'' (Apr.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807079089
Publisher:
Beacon
Publication date:
10/01/1989
Pages:
320

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