May 22 Board Meeting and Needs Assessment Open Listening Session

You’re Invited: JPride Open Meeting Mon. May 22 8-9:30pm Needs Assessment Listening Session The Fall Needs Assessment is almost ready to be published! Join the JPride community and the public as we hear project highlights, led by Research Project Leader Louise Zirretta, a career market research professional who graciously and generously leads our report task force. We’ll get the document … Read More

JCC to Hold Second Annual Queer Jewish Arts Festival in June – JMORE

Date: May 12, 2022 Source: Jmore URL: JCC to Hold Second Annual Queer Jewish Arts Festival in June – JMORE The documentary “‘Transkids,” following the lives of four Israeli teenagers, will be presented at the Queer Jewish Arts Festival next month. (Provided photo) For the second year in a row, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore will host … Read More


Date: April 20, 2022 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: (Courtesy Of Bolton Street Synagogue) Bolton Street Synagogue hosted the Annual Baltimore LGBTQ+ Seder. Table captains and committee members helped make the event successful, while Rabbi Andy Gordon and song leader Will Sutton led the program.

JCC of Greater Baltimore to Host Inaugural Queer Jewish Arts Festival – JMORE

Date: May 17, 2021 Source: Jmore URL: A scene from “Indecent,” starring Susan Lynskey and Emily Shackelford, when the Paula Vogel play was presented at Baltimore Center Stage in 2019. (Photo by Stanley Photography) For the first time ever, Baltimore’s Jewish community will present a festival celebrating LGBTQIA+ stories and experiences through film, theater, music, literature and dance. From … Read More

Baltimore’s Annual LGBTQ Community Seder to Take Place Virtually this Year

Date: March 19, 2021 Source: Jmore URL: Marc Wernick is one of the organizers of this year’s LGBTQ seder in Baltimore: “We’ve opened our tent wider, and it’s made it easier for more people to attend.” (Provided photo) Last Passover, organizers of Baltimore’s LGBTQ Community Seder were forced to cancel the annual gathering due to the COVID-19 virus. But … Read More

Community seders provide alternative holiday experience

Date: March 16, 2021 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: LGBTQ Seder, 2019 (Courtesy of Marc Wernick) !×1536.jpg If a traditional family seder is not in the cards for this Pesach, an alternative community seder might be an unconventional way to cap off the last 12 unconventional months. One alternative option is Baltimore’s Annual LGBTQ Seder. “It’s an opportunity for … Read More

Baltimore’s Jewish Community Explores LGBTQ Culture Through Film and Art – JMORE

Date: January 14, 2021 Source: Jmore URL: The 2001 film “Kissing Jessica Stein,” starring Jennifer Westfeld (left) and Heather Juergensen, will be presented during the LGBTQ film series. As Baltimore’s Jewish community grapples with the need for greater diversity and inclusion among its organizations, congregations and schools, leaders and institutions are presenting programming geared toward the LGBTQ Jewish community. … Read More