Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "jewish"

  • Remembering Tel Aviv

    In the wake of a brutal attack on an Israeli GLBT community center, local GLBT and Jewish community members will be holding a vigil tonight,...

  • Uncovering Ivri

    Ivri Lider kissed a girl -- and people liked it. ''Yeah, it was like it was written by a gay man,'' Lider laughs, referring to...

  • Out In Congress

    There have been gay members of Congress before and there are those who serve now. There has already been an openly gay candidate elected to...

  • Changing Rabbis

    Growing up in Chicago, Rabbi Toby Manewith thought she was going to be a lawyer. ''I sort of always wanted to be a lawyer,'' the...

  • Make Me a Match

    Find something cute to wear. Pick a place to go. Make sure your teeth are clean and you smell wonderful. Get a haircut. When you...

  • Prouder than Bombs

    Here it is, some 60 years since the Israeli Declaration of Independence, and the bombs are still falling. Hamas is firing rockets into Israel and...

  • The Gold Standard

    Mitchell Gold has been busy. Those Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams ''signature stores'' keep popping up, including the local outlet near 14th and Church Streets...

  • Kosher for Passover

    Jewish food -- especially that which is served during Passover -- all too often gets a bum rap. Take gefilte fish, for example. It's essentially...

  • Passover in Pink

    While the modern world has the bittersweet claim of Juneteenth -- the June 19 holiday that since late in the 19th century marked the end...

  • Breaking Barriers

    Breaking down barriers is old hat for Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton. After all, she's been breaking them since she was a little girl in Montreal. The...

  • A Warm GLOE

    The District of Columbia Jewish Community Center, better known as the DCJCC -- or simply as ''The J'' for those really in the know --...

  • In the House

    In New York City, Congregation Beth Simchat Torah claims to be the world's largest GLBT synagogue. Beth Chayim Chadashim, founded in 1972 in Los Angeles,...

  • Gold Rush

    ''Oh, goddammit, fuckhead ass!'' Judy Gold's phone won't stop making loud bleeping noises. And it's getting on her nerves. And the one thing you don't...

  • Holy Hate

    Plan to get up extra early this Sunday, Dec. 9, and head over to the Washington Jewish Film Festival to catch a one-time screening of...

  • Here come the chatans

    Long before December 2006, when a panel of rabbis on the Conservative Movement's committee on Jewish law and standards voted in to allow individual seminaries...