Union for Reform Judaism
Note: While Or Chadash is affiliated with URJ, our services and liturgy are geared to be comfortable for all Jews.
World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Jews: Keshet Ga’avah
The Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation - Its mission is to achieve the complete inclusion and welcoming of LGBT Jews in communities and congregations. Based at Hebrew Union College-JIR, they maintain the largest online resource center on the intersection of Judaism, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Reform Judaism Weekly Torah Link
Kehilla - serving the Chicago Jewish young adult community
The Rabbi Recommends
Jewish Mosaic - The National Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity
My Jewish Learning - The Personal Gateway to Jewish Exploration
TransTorah is a site for transgender Jews and others. TransTorah helps people of all genders to fully access and transform Jewish tradition, and helps Jewish communities to be welcoming sanctuaries for people of all genders.
Jewish Chicago Organizations, News and Events
Jewish United Fund (Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago) - the largest not-for-profit social welfare institution in Illinois and the central address of Chicago's Jewish community
Community Foundation for Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago - serving more than 25,000 students from early childhood through adult: Dawn R. Schuman Institute (adult education program)
Jewish Child & Family Services - includes Support for Communities: Jewish Healing Network and Gay and Lesbian Community Support
KFAR Jewish Arts Center - stimulating, promoting and producing the next generation of Jewish Expression
Spertus - exploring Jewish Learning and Culture
GLBT Chicago Organizations, News and Events
Center on Halsted - Chicago's LGBT Community Center
Howard Brown Health Center - the Midwest’s premier LGBT health care organization, leading the region in addressing the comprehensive health care needs of people in the LGBT community.
Gerber/Hart Library - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trangender Information Resource and Archives
Chicago Gay & Lesbian Hall of Fame (Congregation Or Chadash was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006)
PFLAG - Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians And Gays
Windy City Times
Other LinksKeshet - Working for the full inclusion of GLBT Jews - based in Boston, with national programs
SocietyDirectory.org / Religion and Spirituality - Religion and Spirituality Web Directory
Slate e-zine's article "Mitzvah Mobiles: Celebrating Hanukkah with Menorah Parades".
Watch the Slide Show - especially the last slide!
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