Project Description

Take Part in YOUR History and Build Legacy for Future Generations

For Jewish people, remembering was always a duty. We are obligated to remember and tell our story to the next generation.

How to get involved

1 —- Contribute Content

Please contact Michael Lacher at if you have an article idea. Do you want to write about how you innovated Jewish tradition when celebrating your trans identity? Do you want to reflect on your partner and your marriage celebration? We welcome any contribution. Send us your article ideas. If you have any photos you’d like to share, send those along as well.

2 —- Advertise Your Organization

Members of the World Congress will be welcomed to contribute a two page article on the history and the current status of their organization. For non-members, we encourage you to write an article of your organization as well. Articles accepted from non-members will require a charitable donation towards the book project.

3 —- Make a Charitable Donation

Help us create this written memory of LGBTQ Jewish life worldwide with a view of the future. Any charitable donation will be appreciated. Please follow this link to make a donation!

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Leaving A Legacy by Michael Lacher

When Frank Giaoui, president of the World Congress of GLBT Jews, contacted me to share his vision and the project, he had launched a project to record  the last four decades of the GLBT Jewish world and to bring up questions to the present and future generations, I was in right away.

I had to contact many people from different countries to talk to them about the initiative. All of them, absolutely all of them, where interested. From writing an article for the book, to share their experiences as individuals, as Jews, as human beings, and to support with a donation this project, people where very excited about this…I learned a lot.

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