LGBTQI Jewish Resources – An Introduction


Hebrew Union College Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation –

Keshet – “for LGBTQ equality in Jewish life” –

Svara – “a traditionally radical yeshiva” –

TransTorah – “to collect trans and genderqueer Jewish resources and make them accessible to anyone who wants them” –

A Wider Bridge – “to create equality in Israel by expanding LGBTQ inclusion in Israel, and equality for Israel by cultivating constructive engagement with Israel” –


“Glossary of Terms and Usage,”

Marques Hollie, “At the Intersection of Queer and Jewish: A Reflection,”

Joseph Meszler, “Gender Fluidity in the Jewish Tradition,”

“What’s in a Pronoun?: Resources and Activities on Third-Person, Gender- Neutral Pronouns,”


There is some overlap among these lists but together they cover the basics and more.

A reading list from the Jewish Book Council:

And another from Tablet Magazine:

Wayne Hoffman, “A Gay Jewish Reading List,”


from Keshet:


Seven Jewish Values for Inclusive Community –

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