From queer text study and institutional inclusion to profiles of queer clergy and youth voices, the Keshet blog features new ideas and reflections by and for LGBTQ Jews and their allies. The blog is produced by Keshet, a national organization with offices in the Bay Area, Boston, and New York that works for full LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life.

Gay Jewish Romance

An Interview with E. M. Ben Shaul, Author of 'Flying Without a Net'

When Alyx Met Abby

When I talk about myself, as a trans Jewish woman, I am asked a lot about the challenges of being ...

Keshet Leadership Projects Takes the Midwest!

Last week we hosted two Leadership Projects-- one in Metro Detroit and one in the Twin Cities!

An Update From The Chicagoland Keshet Leadership Project

On November 8th, over 70 Chicagoland Jewish professionals came together for the kickoff summit of the yearlong Chicagoland Keshet Leadership ...

Tahara and Trans Identity

Tahara is sometimes done with little information except names– that of the meyt and those of our fellow team members. ...

About Last Night’s Elections

All across America, LGBTQ people, women and minorities were elected to office-- and that is great news.

Voting is Magic

When I was younger, voting seemed magical. My parents would take me with them when they cast their ballots. We ...

A Letter to My Younger Self Series: Jordan

Part 6 of a longer series of posts in which members of the Keshet community write letters to their younger selves. Today’s letter is written by Keshet’s Communications Associate, Jordan Pelavin.

Sukkot, Security, and Transgender Rights

This Sukkot help us spread the word that the sukkah and the state of Massachusetts should both be safe places ...

The Kids Are Alright: Last Weekend’s Summertime Shabbaton

A Report Back from Keshet's LGBTQ & Ally Teen Shabbaton