LGBTQ & Ally Teen Shabbaton

LGBTQ & Ally Teen Shabbaton: Intentions for Graduating Seniors

Shabbaton alumni share words of blessing and intention for the participants who are graduating.

Why I Support Trans Students

Keshet Board Vice Chair Carson Gleberman reflects on her experience at an LGBTQ & Ally Teen Shabbaton.

What I Want For Validity

The week before I wrote this poem I was having a discussion with my mother about how I presented my gender ...

Sitting Down with Emma: A 15-Year-Old Social Media Maven

Keshet recently sat down with Emma Canter, a 15 year-old from Chicago. Emma runs the Instagram account f.em.inist and recently ...

What Matters is You (Not if the Dress is Black & Blue or White & Gold)

Last weekend a group of 60+ LGBTQ and ally teens joined together for the 4th annual Keshet/Hazon LGBTQ & Ally ...

Finding Strength in Community & The Story of Purim

The first time I really dug into the story of Purim was actually also the first time I thought I ...

We Are The Light: What Parshat Tetzavah Teaches Us About Coming Out

Last weekend a group of 60+ LGBTQ and ally teens joined together for the 4th annual Keshet/Hazon LGBTQ & Ally ...

Finding a Space to Feel Safe & Accepted: The Keshet/Hazon LGBTQ & Ally Teen Shabbaton

One day at synagogue, my friend excitedly came up to me, and asked me to come to the Keshet/Hazon LGBTQ ...

Being Thankful: Communities & Identities

In my mind, Thanksgiving has a deeper connection with Judaism than with turkey or cranberry sauce. Since eighth grade, I ...

Today You Are a Man 

In honor of the annual observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance we are devoting space in our blog to posts about gender. Be sure ...