Wrestling with God and Men: Homosexuality and the Jewish Tradition


Saturday, June 03, 2017
12:03 p


Congregation Mishkan Tefila, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, Massachusetts

Presentation by Rabbi Steven Greenberg in the Novakoff Room after Shabbat morning services. Rabbi Greenberg is the founder and director of Eshel, an Orthodox LGBT community support, education and advocacy organization, and is on the faculty of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. In 2001, he appeared in Trembling Before God, a documentary about gay and lesbian Orthodox Jews, and joined the film maker, Sandi DuBowski, carrying the film across the globe as a tool for dialogue. He is the author of the award-winning book, Wrestling with God and Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition, (University of Wisconsin Press). He lives with his partner Steven Goldstein and daughter Amalia in Boston. He will discuss the subject of his book. All are welcome! This program is part of the adult education collaboration between Hebrew College and Congregation Mishkan Tefila.

Admission: Free
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