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A Gay Synagogue in New York

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Religious life,
  • Jewish gays,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Religious aspects,
  • USA,
  • Christianity - Denominations,
  • Religion-Christianity - Denominations,
  • Social Science / Gay Studies,
  • Congregation Beth Simchat Tora,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Homosexuality,
  • New York,
  • New York (State)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8004535M
    ISBN 10081221840X
    ISBN 109780812218404

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A Gay Synagogue in New York by Moshe Shokeid Download PDF Ebook

Fortunately—according to Klein—Trump is lazy, but future presidents may be A Gay Synagogue in New York book savvy. The congregation now counts about children among its families, Mr. She also said that the synagogue had repeatedly urged congregants to donate to Israel, via the Reform Jewish Movement and the UJA Emergency Fund, in tandem with its calls to donate to Gaza.

Johanan ben Zakaione of the leaders at the end of the Second Temple era, promulgated the idea of creating individual houses of worship in whatever locale Jews found themselves. Close Nehirim www. But the natural, handmade quality is also important. A ark, rescued from the Tremont Temple in the Bronx Now many families with kids call the synagogue home.

For Jews living in the wake of the Revolt, the synagogue functioned as a "portable system of worship". There were armrests at the ends of each pew. Andrew recalls; "It definitely was a strange building, stand alone, gray shingles They are swept and sprinkled [with water] to lay the dust.

What Cass Gilbert would have thought of a gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jewish congregation can only be imagined. Green Building Council.

A Gay Synagogue in New York

KOACH nurtures a love of Torah, the Jewish people, Israel and God through a variety of activities, including social, religious, educational, cultural and social action programs. Learning is done b'chevruta, in paired partnership, and students learn to master the A Gay Synagogue in New York book to the point of "ownership.

Close Kirtzono This blog is "a forum for Orthodox Jewish parents, families and friends of gay men and women to humbly listen and learn from each other as we navigate these uncharted waters. There are words embedded in the sparkling stone steps.

Miriam Siegfried Wilder provided helpful background via her great-nephew; "She told me that her son's Bar Mitzva was A Gay Synagogue in New York book the synagogue in the late 40s. An ability to decode the Hebrew alphabet merely sound out the letters is the minimum requirement for most classes.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Blau said. Between the fence and the Barbey Street wall, was a 5 to 6 foot wide walkway area of cement with embedded glass circles to admit extra light to the full-size full length cement floor basement.

Terminology[ edit ] Israelis use the Hebrew term beyt knesset "house of assembly". Close Yachad Germany. A few steps led up to this platform the "bemah" where the rabbi sat and congregants at appropriate parts of the service could be called up to the Torah to chant the required part for that specific day's service.

After passing through the front entry door, they could ascend to the womens' gallery on the upper level by way of a staircase starting on either the left or right side of the entry doors. Pub Date: Jan. The Front door of the proposed synagogue Wikimedia Commons reason for Gilbert's Assyrian motif was once 'lost to history,' as the blog puts it, but actually may have been discovered by the architectural historian Margaret Heilbrun in her excellent study of Gilbert, Inventing the Skyline.

More The purpose of the Orthodykes site is to provide a home on the Internet for Orthodox Jewish lesbians. Gone by Workers were still busy, stenciling gold stripes on a window, putting up lettering on the front entrance, wiring, hanging a giant screen in the lobby.

Nehirim proclaims that being queer and Jewish is not a predicament! Her experience in a military family made her want to support others in similar situations. NUJLS also offers ally trainings for those in the Jewish and queer communities who work with students.Jun 02,  · The siddur we wrote about last year, published by the gay New York synagogue Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, has arrived.

The shul also announced that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will speak. H-NET BOOK REVIEW Published by [email protected] (January, ) Author: Moshe Shokeid Book: A Gay Synagogue in New York New York: Columbia University Press, x + pp.

Notes, bibliography, and index. Aug 08,  · The New York Times City Room blog notes the planned conversion of a Assyrian-themed structure by the architect Cass Gilbert (best known for the Woolworth and Supreme Court buildings) by a gay Author: Edward Tenner.Later that year pdf became the Israeli Conservative movement's first openly gay congregational rabbi with his installation as spiritual leader of its synagogue in Rehovot (Congregation Adat Shalom-Emanuel).

He was born in Britain and studied for the rabbinate in New York."A important book."—Jewish Journal of Sociology "A clear winner this book is a download pdf of how to do ethnography in a modern context."—Leonard Plotnicov, author of American Culture: Essays on the Familiar and Unfamiliar "Shokeid is skillful in conveying the ideological, gender-based, and religious cleavages that make the establishment of a lesbian and gay congregation a complicated Cited by: Ebook synagogues in North America and a home in Israel, USCJ is the largest network of Conservative Jews in the world.

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