In the Image of God: A Dissent in Favor of the Full Equality of Gay and Lesbian Jews into the Community of Conservative Judaism

By Howard Handler

Rabbinical Assembly of America (RA), 1992

In this departure from other Conservative statements, this dissenting opinion advocates for the full inclusion of lesbian and gay Jews into rabbinical and cantorial school, the officiation of same-gender marriages, encourage lesbian and gay people to take on lay leadership roles for which they are qualified, and outreach to lesbian and gay people.

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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Handler, Howard. In the Image of God: A Dissent in Favor of the Full Equality of Gay and Lesbian Jews into the Community of Conservative Judaism. Rabbinical Assembly of America (RA). 1992: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7840


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