July 29th, 2010

torah

Orthodox Jewish Homosexuals

The "Statement of Principles on the Place of Jews with a Homosexual Orientation in Our Community", despite an awkward title, is amazing. I honestly didn't expect the leadership of Orthodox Judaism in our generation to go on record with such a powerful statement. Signatories include the first vice president of the Rabbinical Council of America, so I think this counts as qualifying as mainstream Orthodoxy. Collapse )