Do you want to take away the shame, fear and pain that one of your children might be feeling unbeknownst to you? Tell each one of your children individually that you love them … More Parents, give your child a gift for Pesach!
Robin Scott, the Minister for Multicultural Affairs of Victoria (Australia) launched this week a 8.5 min video developed by the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) young LGBTI advisory group in collaboration with Minus18, which aims to highlight that you can be Jewish and LGBTI. Menachem Cylich, a member of our secret LGBTQ Chabad support group … More Australia: Video produced by the Jewish Community promoting equality
I will not hide myself from you And I will not be silent My lips may drip with honey And I will probably never be a man’s ayshet chayil But hineni I am here Standing before G-d as a Jew Born of a Jewish mother My connection to a community That believe in matrilineal descent … More Sinai / A Poem by Tziporah Ladin-Gross
LGBTQ Chabad support group has shown me that being trans and Jewish doesn’t have to be a contradiction … More “I am a transgender boy”
A strong connection links Yud Shevat and Chof Beis of the same month. However, while Chof Beis Shevat shaped the way we remember you, Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, Yud was the day that affected the second part of your life and maybe changed the plans and wishes you had in your youth. Usually we get to … More Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka
Miriam is scared, actually she’s terrified. She’s scared to keep on lying, but she’s absolutely terrified to tell the truth. Miriam is 15 years old. Miriam has an appointment today with a psychologist. Her parents insist that something is wrong. Her teachers say that she’s not the same girl she used to be, “Check it … More Miriam / a Story by Susan
By Bronya Shaffer Question: According to Jewish law, how should a person react to homosexual feelings? Do homosexuals fit into the Jewish community? Answer: You ask about feelings and law. But feelings do not fall within the domain of law. A person feels what a person feels. Then he has the power to decide whether … More Opinion: Do Homosexuals Fit into the Jewish Community?
Der Rebbe Zol Gezunt Zein (Yiddish: The Rebbe should be well) is all I could hope for when the confusion starts. Coming from a family very close to the Rebbe, I often visited him and somehow – from a family of 12 siblings, I was the closest to him. Many times he approached me directly, … More Personal Story: I can’t be like everybody else
This is the reality of the people who are in our group. Share this story so that people will get an idea of what it’s like to be gay in a Chabad Yeshiva — I’m your average 19 year old Chabad bochur. I come from a typical chabad family, I have several siblings, grew up … More Personal Story: “I’m Your Average Chabad Bochur”
From one of our members about her encounter with the Rebbe: “I was about 22 when I wrote to the Rebbe about it, and I was very specific. If anything, afterwards, he spoke to me far more often and at greater length, gave me very long letters and brochos, stopped the line at dollars … More Personal Story: Me and The Rebbe