LGBTQI Jewish Resources – An Introduction

Organizations

Hebrew Union College Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation – http://ijso.huc.edu/

Keshet – “for LGBTQ equality in Jewish life” – https://www.keshetonline.org/

Svara – “a traditionally radical yeshiva” – https://svara.org/

TransTorah – “to collect trans and genderqueer Jewish resources and make them accessible to anyone who wants them” – http://www.transtorah.org/index.html

A Wider Bridge – “to create equality in Israel by expanding LGBTQ inclusion in Israel, and equality for Israel by cultivating constructive engagement with Israel” – https://awiderbridge.org/

Articles

“Glossary of Terms and Usage,” http://ijso.huc.edu/glossary/

Marques Hollie, “At the Intersection of Queer and Jewish: A Reflection,” https://reformjudaism.org/blog/2018/06/27/intersection-queer-and-jewish-reflection

Joseph Meszler, “Gender Fluidity in the Jewish Tradition,” https://www.keshetonline.org/resources/gender-fluidity-in-the-jewish-tradition/

Jamie Starr, “Here’s How to Advocate for Equality This Pride Month and Beyond,” https://reformjudaism.org/blog/2020/06/09/heres-how-advocate-equality-pride-month-and-beyond

“What’s in a Pronoun?: Resources and Activities on Third-Person, Gender- Neutral Pronouns,” https://www.keshetonline.org/resources/whats-in-a-pronoun/

Books

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

A reading list from the Jewish Book Council:

https://www.jewishbookcouncil.org/books/reading-lists/queer-jewish-narratives-lgbtqia-reads

And another from Tablet Magazine:

https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/a-jewish-reading-guide-for-pride-month

Wayne Hoffman, “A Gay Jewish Reading List,” https://forward.com/schmooze/142140/a-gay-jewish-reading-list/

Videos

from Keshet: https://www.keshetonline.org/resources/special-collections/videos/

Graphics

Seven Jewish Values for Inclusive Community – https://www.keshetonline.org/resources/seven-jewish-values-for-inclusive-community/

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