Elech Expands LGBTQ+ Jewish Life In Cincinnati


In November 2021, Zak and Elliot Draznin felt spiritually empty. The queer Jewish couple had graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2020 into the mostly-virtual Jewish life of the […]

Jew Review: ‘A Rainbow Thread’


When I was in college in the late 1980s, I devoured the work of Jewish feminists like Ellen Umansky and Judith Plaskow. They unearthed for me the previously hidden voices […]

An Understanding of Gender in the Torah from Binary to Merism


How can I curse what God has blessed? That is what Balaam, the go to prophet-for-hire in the 13th century BCE says to the King of Moab.  We read these […]