Amos Lassen

Amos Lassen was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. After getting his M.A., he made aliyah and lived in Israel for many years as a member of a kibbutz near Degania Bet. He served as supervisor of secondary English education for the State of Israel and taught at several universities there. Amos is the founder of Literary Pride—a gay reading group, and Cinema Pride—a gay movie group. He is extremely proud of two accomplishments—getting the Arkansas Literary Festival to recognize gay literature and for organizing the first GLBT film festival in the state

Articles by Amos Lassen

Parashat Ekev: Taking Steps

Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. Each ...