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An Interdenominational December: Family Traditions Old and New

 Each of us has our unique rituals and family traditions at this time of year. In this piece, Kate Hermann-Wu, ...

Keshet’s Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

This year has been quite the journey. Here at Keshet, we’re reflecting on all we’ve learned and the stories we’ve ...

Series: A Letter to my Younger Self

This post is part one of a longer series of posts in which members of the Keshet community write letters to ...

A Comprehensive and Updated LGBTQ Hanukkah Gift Guide!

This year Hanukkah happens to begin on Christmas and end on New Years. With all that’s happening on your calendar, ...

Jewish Resources for World AIDS Day

Today marks the 28th World AIDS Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about HIV/AIDS and mourning those we lost ...

A Call to Action After Trans Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), memorializes trans individuals who have died because of anti-transgender discrimination and victimization. It occurs annually on ...

Trans Day of Remembrance: To Every Thing There is a Season

A few weeks ago, many Jewish communities, mine included, read from Megilat Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) during the holiday of Sukkot. I ...

Jewish Teens Stand up to Celebrate Their Differences

Here.Now. is a teen-driven Jewish movement providing support, building connections, and reducing mental health-related stigma through creativity, partnerships, events, and ...

The North Carolina Jewish Federations Stand Together for LGBTQ Inclusion

  The Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly (GA) in Washington, D.C. is an annual conference of thousands of ...

Reflections from an Orthodox Rabbi with a Trans Child

I’m writing this as the father of a transgender child, who feels constricted in a space too narrow to accept ...

Coming Out L’dor V’dor: Different Expectations for Different Generations

Until my grandfather’s death in July, I’d only attended one funeral. It was for a friend’s father in the seventh ...

Voting for Our Future: How LGBTQ Jews can Support Others

The Jewish New Year is a time of personal reflection. During the High Holidays, we reflected on the past year, ...