Queer Healing: A Conversation with Gregg Drinkwater and Rabbi Jane Rachel Litman
Hosted By: American Jewish Historical Society
Gregg Drinkwater, recent recipient of the 2020 Wasserman Prize for his article published in American Jewish History, “Queer Healing: AIDS, Gay Synagogues, Lesbian Feminists, and the Origins of the Jewish Healing Movement,” speaks with Rabbi Jane Rachel Litman, facilitator and author widely published in the fields of Jewish women’s history, queer theory and contemporary theology. Drinkwater and Litman will discuss the history and practice of how gay and lesbian Jewish leaders and their synagogues helped reshape the relationship to healing, spirituality, and personal prayer among American Jews.
This is a scholar talk online via zoom. A recording of the talk will be available on the AJHS YouTube page.
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