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Leaving a Legacy

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Publishing a book is leaving a legacy for the next generations. When Frank Giaoui, president of the World Congress of GLBT Jews, contacted me to share his vision and the project, he had launched to register the last four decades of the GLBT Jewish world and to bring up questions to the present and [...]

Anti-Semitism in the LGBT Community?

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Anti-Semitism  in the LGBTQ Community? Questioning discrimination from the inside and the outside An anti-Semitic wave is rising among LGBT movements in Europe and the Americas. We saw and we can still see it rise during the various pride parades and LGBT gatherings as in Madrid few years ago and in Chicago last [...]

Paris Conference 2017

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Register online here. The price of 130 € includes: a welcome cocktail, the conferences, Friday shabbaton, Saturday lunch, tours on the bateau mouche (barges that take you down the Seine), and a picnic. Beit Haverim means "House of Friends" in Hebrew. In 2008, Beit Haverim actually acquired a [...]

The Queens of Purim

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Video from Beit Haverim, Member Organization from Paris, France. Oh Rebbi Rebbi, What is this holiday, Purim ? Is it like Halloween ? Oh Haverim haverim No it's not a tale by Grimm We’ll be saved from this crime Esther the most beautiful of Queens Has saved us from our death, guaranteed, yes guaranteed [...]

Article de Sephatrad

Cliquez ici pour venir à l'article! « Des représentants du Chili, plus de 50 représentants de centres communautaires juifs des États-Unis, des membres du Congrès mondial des Juifs LGBT et une délégation d’élèves des écoles ORT et Tarbout étaient présents. »

JTA Coverage of the Shabbaton in Buenos Aires

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Click here to view the full article! “The Buenos Aires conference is a huge step towards a more complete inclusion of the LGBT people within the local Jewish community. In many of those aspects Argentina is setting the path for the whole Latin America and the world: Some 40 percent of the delegates [...]

Shabaton with JAG in Buenos Aires 2017 (long version)

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Thank you to the wonderful organizers from JAG, Judios Argentinos Gays, for hosting a wonderful Shabbaton. The shabbaton had participants in attendance from Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Chile, the United States, Mexico, England, Italy, and France! This video shows short highlights from the conference. The World Congress and JAG are excited to continue the partnership [...]

Shabaton with JAG in Buenos Aires 2017 (short version)

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Thank you to the wonderful organizers from JAG, Judios Argentinos Gays, for hosting a wonderful Shabbaton. The shabbaton had participants in attendance from Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Chile, the United States, Mexico, England, Italy, and France! This video shows short highlights from the conference. The World Congress and JAG are excited to continue the partnership [...]

Buenos Aires Shabbaton Schedule

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For booking or for more information about the hotel, please contact : Anabella Casoy Directora El Conquistador Hotel acasoy@elconquistador.com.ar Tel: (54-11) 4328-3012 Int. 1152      Fax: (54-11) 43283252 Suipacha 948 (1008) Capital Federal Buenos Aires - Argentina Hotel website JAG (Judíos Argentinos [...]

Day of Interfaith Dialogue

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Photos of event by Harold Levine Muslim-Jewish Engagement: What role can LGBT communities play? In collaboration with the World Congress of GLBT Jews, CBST hosted a dialogue on one of the most important issues in religious life – Muslim-Jewish engagement.  How can LGBT communities foster mutual understanding [...]