Grant Announcement: Eshel Baltimore Chapter Event

Eshel’s mission is to create a future for Orthodox lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Through its innovative and culturally sensitive programming, Eshel supports LGBTQ+ Jews and helps traditional Jewish communities become more inclusive. With the help of JPride, Eshel will focus on meeting the needs of families in Baltimore through its three-pronged approach of working at the local level … Read More

Grant Announcement: The Annual Baltimore LGBTQ+ Passover Seder

We will be holding an in-person Seder on April 7th at 6:30 at Bolton Street Synagogue. We have partnered with 14 other Jewish institutions in Baltimore: The Associated, BHC, Beth Am, Beth El, Beth Israel, Bolton Street, Beth Israel, Chevrie Tzedek, Chizuk Amuno, Eshel, Faith Communities of Baltimore with Pride, Gordon Center (JCC), Har Sinai/Oheb Shalom, Hinenu and Repair the … Read More

Grant Announcement: Jewish LGBT Film Series at Beth Am Synagogue

December 2020: “I was not Born a Mistake” film screening, followed by a conversation with filmmakers Rachel Rusinek and Eyal Ben Moshe January 2021: “Aimée & Jaguar” film screening, followed by group discussion February 2021: “Kissing Jessica Stein” film screening, followed by group discussion November 2021: Beth Am is using the remaining $600 to support the community screening of “The … Read More

Grant Announcement: Repair the World’s Stories From the People”

A night of storytelling on June 15th that takes participants through the decades from 1969-present as we explore LGBTQ+ Jewish history. Each decade has a different theme that speaks to the experience of being an LGBTQ+ person. Each of our speakers will be sharing a personal story about what it was like to be LGBTQ+ and Jewish during that time … Read More

Grant Announcement: BJFF Film: Sublet

On Sunday, April 18 at 7:00pm, as a part of the 2021 Baltimore Jewish Film Festival, the Gordon Center will screen the 2020 Israeli film, Sublet, directed by Eytan Fox. The film will be presented virtually, with a 48 hour viewing ending April 20 at 7:00pm. Starring Tony-Award winner John Benjamin Hickey, the film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, … Read More

Grant Announcement: Queer Jewish Arts Festival with the JCC Gordon Center

The Queer Jewish Arts Festival will be a celebration of intersectional identity in Baltimore County and beyond. This two-week multidisciplinary event, will include one in-person Covid- safe drive-in screening at the Gordon Outdoors as well as a virtual option for all events. The Festival, presented in partnership with Iron Crow Theater and LABA at the 14th St Y in New … Read More

Grant Announcement: Inclusion Keshet Training for Staff with Beth El Congregation

Beth El will bring in Keshet for trainings for our staff and community members to help support our organization in learning about LGBTQ terms and concepts, ways that LGBTQ people may be experiencing belonging and/or marginalization in Jewish communities, and tools for making Beth El Congregation more LGBTQ-affirming. With this training of our staff and membership, Beth El will continue … Read More

Grant Announcement: Keshet Inclusion Training for Staff with Beth El Congregation

Beth El will bring Keshet for trainings for our staff and community members to help support our organization in learning about LGBTQ terms and concepts, ways that LGBTQ people may be experiencing belonging and/or marginalization in Jewish communities, and tools for making Beth El Congregation more LGBTQ-affirming. With this training of our staff and membership, Beth El will continue to … Read More