Category Archives: Judaism

Hebrews 8:13 A New Covenant Makes the Old Obsolete

Many so-called Christians who would cite the Law of Moses ( found in Exodus, Leviticus, and Deuteronomy) as guidance and permission to discriminate, persecute, and punish the LGBT community fail to realize the impact and difference Jesus has on the … Continue reading

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Transgender Woman Speaks to Jewish Orthodoxy

Spreading LGBT Awareness to Jewish Orthodoxy I just came across this story about a transgender woman who identifies with the Hasidic Jewish culture. I find it inspiring that someone has the courage to identify as transgender openly in what has … Continue reading

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What is a Church? What Makes Religion “Real”?

Whether you believe in God or not. Whether you are a skeptic or atheist or person simply questioning what makes religion real, consider this: Whether the stories read in the Bible or Torah or Quran are factual or not, the … Continue reading

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More Good News from Around the World: Reform Jews Supporting the Transgender Jewish Community

Reform Jews Supporting Transgender Jews Some time ago I posted a similar article regarding new developments among the Reform Jewish community and their attitudes and beliefs with regards to transgender persons of Jewish faith.  As Jerusalem hosted an annual Pride … Continue reading

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News Update from the Los Angeles Times

Largest U.S. Branch of Judiasm Supports Transgender Rights I just caught this article from the Los Angeles Times regarding the move by reform Judaism to support transgender rights.  This is a sign from the largest U.S. branch of Judaism that … Continue reading

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More Than Just Male and Female in Classical Judaism — Six Genders!

A good friend of mine passed along an interesting article looking at the Hebrew language, the Torah–the Classical Hebrew Scriptures from which the Old Testament is based, and the subject of gender.  It turns out, at least through Hebrew translations … Continue reading

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