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Gay & Lesbian Outreach and Engagement (GLOE) Pride Shabbat Lunch
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Saturday, June 12 | Kurlander Program for Gay & Lesbian Outreach and Engagement (GLOE)

GLOE Pride Shabbat Lunch
1:00 pm | Washington DCJCC (16th and Q Streets NW)GLOE Rabbi Steve Greenberg1
Cost: $10 (nobody will be turned away for lack of funds)

Food will be kosher and include vegetarian options

On Pride Shabbat GLOE is hosting a Sabbath lunch for the LGBTQ Jewish Community. Rabbi Steve Greenberg (the first openly gay orthodox rabbi) will be joining as a special guest.

After the lunch please join us  for more in depth studying with Rabbi Greenberg.  Rabbi Greenberg will lead the following discussion:

Wrestling with God and Men: Four Rationales for the Biblical Prohibition

Two verses in Leviticus have authorized a harsh rejection of homosexuality. Why? Rules cannot be intelligently and fairly applied without a sense of their intended aims. We will explore four rationales for the prohibition of sex between men which appear in the traditional literature-each offering a different perspective and a different frame for a reconsideration of the law’s application.

At the end of the afternoon, we will make our way to the GLOE assembly point for the Pride March!  Please sign up to march with GLOE and to reserve a T-shirt.

Questions?  Contact Jonathan Gilad at jgilad1984@gmail.com

Co-sponsored with the HRC Religion and Faith Program



Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States

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