Tag Archives: LGBT

Trans-Torah (Dubbs Weinblatt)

In this short-form reflection by Dubbs Weinblatt on Torah and Trans Jewishness, an emerging sense of awareness is brought to bear vis-a-vis an ancient text-tradition, one that has done so much harm to LGBT Jews and continues to challenge. What’s … Continue reading

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Christa, and Queer and Other Icons at St John the Divine

I went too late to see the Christa Project: Manifesting Divine Bodies on view at St John the Divine. But Christa is still up there, installed over the altar, as well as these other icons. About the Christa image as a … Continue reading

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To Mend the World Queer Messianic (José Esteban Muñoz) (& Emil Fackenheim)

Just finished reading José Esteban Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity.  His philosophical lodestars are Bloch and Marcuse, Heidegger and Agamben, but I came to see here the kind of thinking associated with the Jewish post-Holocaust … Continue reading

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Lesbians (“Keep Your Wives Away From Them”)

Finished a couple weeks ago Miryam Kabakov’s edited anthology, Keep your Wives Away From Them: Orhtodox Women and Unorthodox Desires). For my purposes here, I’d like to read it against contemporary Jewish philosophy, which in my more churlish moments, I tend … Continue reading

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With God & Men (“Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition”)

[[Helène Aylon, The Digital Liberation of G-D (2004)]] Steven Greenberg was well aware writing Wrestling with God & Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition that many gay readers and their straight fellow travelers would be impatient by his commitment to … Continue reading

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