The Halakhah of Same-Sex Relations in a New Context

By Myron S. Geller, Robert E. Fine, David J. Fine

Rabbinical Assembly of America (RA), 2006

This dissenting paper (not an official position by the CJLS) argues that gay and lesbian relationships "are permitted within the context of a recognizable consecrated relationships," that rabbis and cantors may officiate gay and lesbian marriage ceremonies, and gay and lesbian Jews may be ordained as rabbis and cantors.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Ritual, Homosexuality, Masorti Judaism, Policy, Conservative Judaism, GLBT Issues, Clergy, Students, LGBT Issues, Higher Education, Marriage

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Genre: Responsum

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Geller, Myron S. Fine, Robert E. Fine, David J. The Halakhah of Same-Sex Relations in a New Context. Rabbinical Assembly of America (RA). 2006:


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