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Lesbian Rabbis

The First Generation

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Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish studies,
  • Judaism,
  • Lesbian Studies,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Biography,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • USA,
  • Jews,
  • Lesbian rabbis

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRebecca T. Alpert (Editor), Sue Levi Elwell (Editor), Shirley Idelson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8025736M
    ISBN 100813529158
    ISBN 109780813529158

      Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation (review) Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation (review) Adler, Rachel. old Kaifeng kehillah and sorts out and groups much of this information under distinctive headings, he is well worth reading. This is also true when he introduces us to data and points of view he has encountered in the growing Chinese-written Judaica literature, much of Author: Adler, Rachel. Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation editor, with Sue Elwell and Shirley Idelson,(Rutgers University Press, ) Finalist for Lambda Literary Award. and Laura Levitt, guest editors, Bridges: A Jewish Feminist Journal Jewish Feminists and Our Fathers (Spring ) Research articles: Book .

    In , Christie Balka and Andy Rose edited Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation. The volume is edited by three rabbis who identify as lesbian, Rebecca Alpert, Sue Levi Elwell and Shirley Idelson, and includes autobiographical essays by eighteen Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist lesbian rabbis ordained in the s, 80s and early 90s. Rabbi Denise Eger, the rabbi of the West Hollywood Reform synagogue Congregation Kol Ami, is one of the first openly gay or lesbian rabbis. She was ordained in , and came out publicly the same Author: Stevie St. John.

    From veterans of the women’s movement to the newest generation of social justice leaders, from American pioneers to women rabbis continuing to break new ground around the world—discover the stories of women who have transformed the rabbinate and the Jewish community. BEKI Bulletin January A Message from Rabbi Tilsen. The Rabbinical Assembly’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards endorsed two papers in December (), one of which finds that Gay and Lesbian Jews may celebrate civil unions with the blessing of Jewish law and may serve as rabbis in the Conservative Movement. The other paper affirms the Biblical ban on homosexual acts, provides a.


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edict signed by some Israeli Orthodox rabbis. An edict signed by dozens of Israeli Orthodox rabbis and published in by the Israeli Modern Orthodox rabbinic group Beit Hillel, a group which promotes inclusiveness in Orthodox Judaism, stated, in part, "According to the Torah and halacha, the [same-sex sexual] acts are forbidden, but not the proclivities, and therefore, people with same Mishneh Torah: • For men: Issurei Bi'ah.

When Rabbi Lisa Grushcow, the first openly gay rabbi of a large synagogue in Canada, was preparing to begin rabbinical school, she faced a daunting choice: love or serving God. History. Allen Bennett became the first openly gay rabbi in the United States in Lionel Blue was the first British rabbi to publicly declare himself as gay, which he did in Admission to rabbinical seminary and ordination for openly LGBT people began inwhen the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, the seminary of Reconstructionist Judaism, voted to accept and ordain rabbis.

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Some of these rabbis had not acknowledged even to themselves that they were lesbian. Others had always known, but made their way through rabbinical school carefully closeted. The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Hebrew Union College have admitted openly lesbian and gay rabbis since for RRC and for HUC.

Rabbi Eger, the founding rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami in Los Angeles, is not the first openly gay or lesbian clergy member to lead an American rabbinical group.

In. A Hasidic Lesbian's Breakthrough. if what the rabbis say about our Foremothers is holy and true, then we women should cover ourselves. As if, in a world that holds this book as the story. Get this from a library. Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation.

[Rebecca Alpert; Sue Levi Elwell; Shirley Idelson] -- Annotation The office of rabbi is the most visible symbol of power and prestige in Jewish communities.

Rabbis both interpret to their congregations the reQuirements of Jewish life and instruct. Rabbi Eger wrote a chapter in the book, Lesbian Rabbis: THE FIRST GENERATION by Elwell, Alpert, and Idelson (published by Routledge Press, August ). And she was featured in the photographic collection, Rabbis: The Many Faces of Judaism by George Kalinsky.

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Rabbis of Largest Jewish Movement Pick First Lesbian Leader Out in Front Though Rabbi Denise Eger’s sexuality is making the headlines, her political activism is a Author: Erica Brody. Named one of “America’s most inspiring rabbis” by the influential Jewish publication The Forward, she has edited a seminal book on Judaism and sexuality, works to improve ties between.

lished in book form. Michael Pollak Vice President Sino-Judaic Institute ♦ ♦♦ Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation, edited by Rebecca T. Alpert, Sue Levi Elwell, and Shirley Idelson. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, pp.

$ When seminaries began to ordain women rabbis, they also began to ordain lesbian rabbis. Rabbi Eger wrote a chapter in the book, Lesbian Rabbis: THE FIRST GENERATION by Elwell, Alpert, and Idelson (published by Routledge Press, August ). And she was featured in the photographic collection, Rabbis: The Many Faces of Judaism by George Kalinsky.

(Rizolli Press, ).Some lesbian rabbis also found a home in the gay and lesbian synagogue movement. Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation, edited by three rabbis who identify themselves as lesbian, Rebecca Alpert, Sue Levi Elwell, and Shirley Idelson, includes autobiographical essays by 18 Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist lesbian rabbis ordained in the.– Asenath Barzani is considered the first female rabbi of Jewish history by some scholars.

– Hannah Rachel Verbermacher (the Maiden of Ludmir) was the only independent female Rebbe in the history of Hasidism.; In Germany, Regina Jonas was ordained privately and became the world's first ordained female rabbi. American Sally Priesand became the first female rabbi.