Keshet

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.

Your Annual Rosh Hashanah Check-in!

Shanah tovah um’tukah! (A good and sweet new year!)  Happy new year to all! It’s a time of new beginnings ...

My Queer, Black Judaism

Reflections on High Holidays and Multifaceted Identity

Sitting Down With Dubbs

A conversation about LGBTQ Inclusion, gender identity, bagels, and what comes next for our work in New York

Our Staff’s Favorite Resources

The Keshet resource library has SO MANY resources that it can be hard to know where to start! From information ...

Ve’al Kol Yoshvei Tevel – Including our world in Tisha B’Av

I normally begin my blog posts with a greeting, but it is forbidden to greet others on Tisha B’Av, so ...

Reclamation: Connecting to the Past and Building a Future

As we move into the last Parshah in the book of Numbers, we see Zelophehad’s five daughters stand up for ...

A Letter to My Younger Self Series: LilyFish

Part 7 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 Intern, LilyFish

Pride for Those Who Can’t March

It’s June, which means the end of school, the start of warm weather, summer, and Pride month! Pride Month is ...

A Letter to My Younger Self Series: Hannah

Part 7 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 Development and Communications Intern, Hannah Sherffius

Ahavah, Acharei Mot, and a Bar Mitzvah

This month Jed Schwartz had his Bar Mitzvah. And, like many B’nai Mitzvah students, Jed gave a D’var Torah– speaking ...