Jewish Queeries Series

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Queering Passover with Rabbi Denise Eger. A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

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Click Here to Join this Discussion! Join Rabbi Denise Eger as she continues her series of taking a look at Jewish holidays and traditions through a queer lens. CLGS’ Jewish Queeries Series is proud to present “Queering Passover.” THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2023 AT 1 PM PST Rabbi Denise L. Eger (she/her) is the founding Senior Rabbi of […]

Queering Purim with Rabbi Denise Eger. A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event! Rabbi Denise Eger’s phenomenal CLGS Jewish Queeries Series presentation a few months ago on Queering Hanukah generated so much positive feedback that she has agreed to present a mini-series on queering Purim, Pesach, and Shavuot. In this, the first lecture/discussion in […]

Prognosis: Notes on Living: A Jewish Lesbian Video About Cancer with Nancy Otto, Joan Lefkowitz, and Kate Stilley Steiner. A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

Click here to view this CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event! When Oscar-winning documentarian and LGBTQ activist Deborah Chasnoff is diagnosed with breast cancer, she turns the camera on herself and her chosen queer family. Underpinned by their decision to not hear her prognosis, ‘Chas’ and her wife Nancy Otto voice the tensions between the Jewish […]

The Queernesses of Jewish Heresy: Sabbetai Zevi, Jacob Frank, and the Eros of Hasidism with Rabbi Dr. Jay Michaelson and Professor Naomi Seidman. A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event! From the 17th to 19th centuries, European Judaism witnessed an eruption of ecstasy and eros in a series of heretical and quasi-heretical movements beginning with the failed messiahs Sabbetai Zevi (1626-76) and Jacob Frank (1726-1791), and continuing through the ‘domestication’ of […]

Two Hearts Dancing: A Conversation About Gay Men’s Spirituality with Maggid Eli Andrew Ramer, Rabbi Jay Michaelson, and Bernie Schlager. A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

Click here for a video recording of this CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event! In this online CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event, Andrew Ramer, Rabbi Jay Michaelson, and Bernie Schlager discuss aspects of gay male spirituality, using Ramer’s recent book Two Hearts Dancing: A Spiritual Journeybook for Gay Men as a springboard for discussion and conversation. “The […]

Gender: A Spectrum or an Angle of Deviation? with Fran Benjamin and Monique Cadle. A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event! In this online CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event, Fran Benjamin (he/she/they) and Monique Cadle (she/her) of Good Works Consulting host a conversation on gender, diversity and queerness, and their relationship to art, business, spirituality –  and to their lives.  Fran, a queer, […]