Jewish Queeries Series

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Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context with Professor Golan Moskowitz. An Online CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event!

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Click here for a video recording of this event! The late Jewish American artist Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) changed the face of children’s literature and paved the way for the reconsiderations of monstrosity and Otherness that pervade contemporary media, from Sesame Street to Stranger Things.  His emotionally isolated, unruly, and ethnically particular protagonists use fantasy to resist social coercion and self-erasure. In Wild […]

Queer Jewish Pasts: Histories of LGBTQ Jewish Activism in Europe and the United States

Or click here for a video recording of this CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event! Learn about the pioneers, milestone events, and inspirational moments that marked the early decades of the movement for LGBTQ rights in the American and European Jewish communities.  This presentation – by the two leading scholars of Jewish queer history – explores […]

“What’s Next?: How the Election Impacts Queer Jews” with Jay Michaelson

Click HERE to view a video recording of this Jewish Queeries Series event ! In this CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event, Rabbi Dr. Jay Michaelson analyzes the results of the election and offer possibilities for the next few months, as well as the long term implications for our community. The discussion in this recorded event […]

Genderqueer Torah with Jericho Vincent. A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

Click HERE for a video recording of this Jewish Queeries Series Event! In this first CLGS Jewish Queeries event of 2020-2021, Jericho Vincent, a genderqueer post-ultra-Orthodox Jew, offers a fascinating exploration of gender, Torah, and authenticity.  Some of the questions they explore include the following: What does Judaism have to teach us about gender? In what […]