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Jewish Groups and the LGBT Community

posted on November 14, 2012

At Tablet, Adam Chandler reports on the interaction between Jewish organizations and the LGBT community. The Jewish Organziation Equality Index found that half of Jewish communal organizations are welcoming towards gays. However, two thirds of Jewish organizations do not reach out specificially to the LGBT community. “Organizations are free to do what they want and I think the subtext here is that some Jewish organizations are, for a variety of reasons, still not willing or ready to embrace gay and lesbian members. But I believe they do so are their own peril,” Chandler writes. 

Read at Tablet