Baltimore Jewish Film Festival Moves Online

Date: May 11, 2020 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: https://www.jewishtimes.com/lights-camera-shelter-in-place-gordon-center-prepares-to-host-32nd-annual-film-festival-online/ The 32nd annual William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival is set to begin May 16. And while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep much of the community closed for business, as the old proverb goes, the show must go on. To that end, this year’s festival will … Read More

Lights, Camera, Shelter in Place: Gordon Center Prepares to Host 32nd Annual Film Festival Online

Date: May 11, 2020 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: https://www.jewishtimes.com/lights-camera-shelter-in-place-gordon-center-prepares-to-host-32nd-annual-film-festival-online/ Date: May 11, 2020 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: https://www.jewishtimes.com/lights-camera-shelter-in-place-gordon-center-prepares-to-host-32nd-annual-film-festival-online/   The 32nd annual William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival is set to begin May 16. And while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep much of the community closed for business, as the old proverb goes, the … Read More

Meet Sara Shalva

Date: September 12, 2019 Source: JCC URL: https://www.jcc.org/meet-sara-shalva Meet Sara Shalva !https://www.jcc.org/sites/default/files/field/image/SaraShalva-blog.jpg New Chief Arts Officer at the JCC Sara Shalva’s enthusiasm about her new position as the JCC’s Chief Arts Officer is palpable and contagious. In fact, it’s impossible to speak with Shalva for more than a few minutes without getting excited about the future of the J’s already … Read More

She, He, They, XYZ: How We Think About Me

Date: March 26, 2019 Not JPride-Related URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/222307138714383/ She, He, They, XYZ: How We Think About Me Join us for a night of learning, conversation, and storytelling focusing on issues of gender, sexuality, identity, and what Jewish tradition has to offer on the topic. The evening will include teaching by Rabbi Ariana Katz of Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl. There will … Read More

Jewish Tradition in Relation to Gender Pronouns: March 26th – Baltimore Outloud

Date: March 15, 2019 Source: Baltimore Out Loud URL: https://baltimoreoutloud.com/wp/jewish-tradition-in-relation-to-gender-pronouns-march-26th/ Jewish Tradition in Relation to Gender Pronouns: March 26th – Baltimore Outloud Ever wondered what Jewish tradition has to say about gender, sexuality, and identity? Charm City Tribe invites you to learn, consider, and explore at “She, He, They, XYZ: How We Think About Me” on Tuesday, March 26th from … Read More

Season of Giving: 5 Who Thrive at Paying it Forward – JMORE

Date: November 28, 2018 Source: Jmore URL: https://jmoreliving.com/2018/11/28/season-of-giving-5-who-thrive-at-paying-it-forward/ 5 who give: Matt Peterson, Jodi Wahlberg, Brian Hertz, Deborah Harburger and William Minkin (left to right) (Composite image) By Alan Feiler, Editor-in-Chief, and Simone Ellin, Associate Editor With the holiday season upon us – yes, Virginia, Chanukah is mighty early this year! – gifts and presents are on the minds of … Read More

A good year for LGBT pride, in Baltimore and elsewhere 

Date: July 23, 2015 Source: Baltimore Sun URL: https://www.baltimoresun.com/features/bs-ae-pride-sidebar-lillerqa-20150723-story.html Paul Liller, acting executive director of the GLCCB. (Kevin Rector / The Baltimore SunPaul Liller, 33, is deputy director and, since earlier this month, acting executive director of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland (GLCCB), producers of the annual Baltimore Pride celebration. With preparations for … Read More

Looking Out: Baltimore faith groups plan Seder with LGBT liberation in mind

Date: March 12, 2015 Source: Baltimore Sun URL: https://www.baltimoresun.com/features/bs-gm-looking-out-baltimore-faith-groups-plan-seder-with-lgbt-liberation-in-mind-20150312-story.html Looking Out: Baltimore faith groups plan Seder with LGBT liberation in mind bs-gm-looking-out-baltimore-faith-groups-plan-seder-with-lgbt-liberation-in-mind-20150312 If the Jewish ritual of Seder is at its core about liberation, why not the liberation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people from the constraints of social discrimination? That’s the question posed by organizers of Baltimore’s … Read More

Trans themes at Jewish film festival

Date: April 3, 2013 Source: Washington Blade URL: https://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/04/03/trans-themes-at-jewish-film-festival-lgbt-baltimore/ ‘Melting Away‘ follows a trans entertainer in Israel. As part of the Baltimore Jewish Community Center’s (JCC) 25th anniversary celebration of the William and Irene Weinberg Baltimore Jewish Film Festival, the Israeli film “Melting Away” will be presented on April 25. It will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Gordon … Read More

Jewish Group Offers Outreach, Support

Date: January 30, 2013 Source: Baltimore Out Loud URL: http://www.jewishpinkelephant.com/2013/02/jq-baltimore-organization-jewish-group.html 1/30/13 by Steve Charing- Over the past few months a group called JQ Baltimore has made significant progress in knocking down some barriers that had existed between those of the Jewish faith and the LGBTQ community. Orthodox Judaism has historically struggled with acceptance and inclusion of LGBT Jews. But inroads are … Read More