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.

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 ...

My Reconnection to Judaism

I was raised in Columbus, Ohio in a very white, Jewish suburb called Bexley. Even though I went to a ...

5 LGBTQ Jewish Activists To Know

Jewish activists have an important part of countless activist movements– from the global LGBTQ rights movements and civil rights movements ...

Pure and Deserving

A Response to the Yeshivat Chovavei Torah Decision

I Came Out as Jewish

One teen's reflections for Trans Day of Visibility

Meet Keshet’s Director of Advocacy, Mason Dunn

We’re bringing on our first ever director of advocacy, and we are thrilled to have Mason joining us in this role!

Why Women and Girls?

Some thoughts from the co-chairs of Keshet's first ever Women and Girls Shabbaton

Sitting Down with the Shabbaton Co-chairs

Keshet Shabbatonim might feel like magic, but they actually take a lot of planning. And much of that planning is ...

What Made Us Proud in 2018

Over the last 365 days, Keshet has held 5 Shabbatonim– including 2 in areas of the country where we have ...