Keshet is a national organization that works for LGBTQ equality in Jewish life. The organization equips Jewish leaders with tools to build LGBTQ-affirming communities, creates spaces for queer Jewish teens to feel valued and develop their own leadership skills, and mobilizes the Jewish community to fight for LGBTQ justice. Keshet’s blog spotlights this work, as well as the voices of LGBTQ Jews, our families, and allies.

Speaking Up for Trans Youth

The new spate of anti-trans legislation restricting access to medical care and curtailing the ability to play gender-appropriate sports is devastating not only for trans folks but also for all Jews, as it strikes a blow at a core Jewish value: Do not cause distress by referring to a person’s past identity.

Justice Is…

To say that justice had been served in Derek Chauvin’s trial is, in my mind, reduces justice to a single action, as opposed to an adjective, an innate characteristic our society as a whole should be striving for.

When is Trans Joy?

An affirmation for Transgender Day of Visibility

The Temptation of the Master’s Tools

Who will you choose to be? Are you paying attention? How many times have you been called to action? What ...

Fostering Belonging and Dignity

Building LGBTQ-affirming community.

Trees, Dreams, and the Morning After

While 2020 continues 2020-ing all around us, one practice I’ve found extremely comforting is SVARA’S daily drop-in mishnah collective. I’ve ...

We Remember and Honor through Action

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2020

Parashat Vayera: What About Isaac?

There are many things I love about our tradition, the idea of midrash, of study and story, is chief among ...

A Coming Out Day and Simchat Torah Letter to a Younger Me

National Coming Out Day was established on October 11, 1988, as a commemoration of the Second National March on Washington ...

An Attack on Our Dignity

I am deeply troubled that Justices Thomas and Alito took steps to dismantle marriage equality on their first day back ...