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Friday, December 09, 2005

My Denominational Affiliation Inches Closer to Me....

Thanks to the WCGLBTJ, I've seen this article:

Conservative Jews Ponder Ordination of Gays

ORANGEBURG - The rights of gays in the Conservative Jewish movement are being debated by congregants as their tradition’s rabbinic rule-making body prepares to make a judgment on the issue early next year.

Paula Mack Drill, associate rabbi of the Orangetown Jewish Center, thought the timing was right for her congregation to have an open discussion on the matter.

"I actually spoke about homosexuality on the second day of Rosh Hashana, and there were people who were uncomfortable, which I think is normal and OK because we were looking to open dialogue," she said. "There were also more than 50 e-mails from people, most of whom were saying, ’Thank you. That’s what leadership is.’ "