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.

Meet Essie Shachar-Hill, Chicago’s first full-time Keshet change-maker

Chicago’s first full-time Keshet trainer and educator brings leadership chops, a deep commitment to social change, and a love of bagels to new role

Turning Mourning into Action

Last year in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), we wrote about mourning those we’ve collectively lost to anti-transgender ...

Every Aspect of Myself

A Keshet Shabbaton participant on identity, coming out, and finding places to belong

You’re Invited: the first ever trans-specific Keshet Shabbaton!

These intersecting identities have an undeniable effect on a person, and that’s why we’re so excited to help create a space where this impact is acknowledged and appreciated.

Sitting Down with Chai Feldblum

An interview with OUTstanding! 2019 honoree, Chai Feldblum, former Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Partner and Director of Workplace Culture Consulting at Morgan Lewis, and activist extraordinaire

Sitting Down with Dr. Joy Ladin

An interview with OUTstanding! 2019 honoree, Dr. Joy Ladin; poet, scholar, and a visionary activist for trans equality.

Me, My Pronouns, and You

International Pronoun Day is today, October 16th!

Sleeping in the Sukkah

I’ve never slept in a sukkah. Growing up in New England, it was always too rainy, too cold, too windy, ...

National Coming Out Day

Advice from our Education team on coming out, finding community, and being ok with being scared

What is happening on October 8th?

An explanation of the LGBTQ cases being heard by the Supreme Court