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    Lunch and Learn: Pride Month – LGBTQ+ Inclusion

    Tuesday, June 1, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Beth El Pride Lunch and Learn LGBTQ+ inclusion series Graphic, Temple Beth El

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    June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, in commemoration of the Stonewall Uprising. This year Temple Beth El will celebrate Pride Month with a Lunch and Learn series where we will explore themes of LGBTQ+ inclusion in our current day. Rabbi Greg Weisman and the leaders of our LGBTQ+ Task Force will guide the conversation.

    June 1 – LGBTQ+ Dignity and Allyship
    Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael, Director of Education and Training for Keshet, will lead a text study and discussion on LGBTQ+ empathy and how to be an ally to the LGBTQ+ community. Keshet works for the full equality of all LGBTQ+ Jews and their families in Jewish life, and Rabbi Buck-Yael will be teaching us how Temple Beth El can support that vision.

    June 8 – Text study on Diversity, Dignity, and Community
    Rabbi Greg Weisman will lead a text study on how teachings from our tradition inspire and guide us to welcome and celebrate the diversity within our community and create congregations that are inclusive of LGBTQ+ folk.

    June 15 – LGBTQ+ Rights
    Robin Schwartz, the Miami Donor Relations and Program Manager for Equality Florida, will join us to discuss the current state of LGBTQ+ rights and other issues of public policy in the State of Florida. Equality Florida is a civil rights group dedicated to securing full equality for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) community, and Robin will share how we can help in that effort.

    June 22 – The History of the LGBTQ+ community in the Reform movement
    Rabbi Greg Weisman and Robin Eisenberg, RJE, our Director of Jewish Learning and Living Emerita will lead a discussion on our Reform movement’s history in welcoming the LGBTQ+ community into our congregations. We will look at texts from our movement and our tradition that reflect on how and why our movement welcomed LGBTQ+ folk.

    June 29 – Beth El Pride Circle Members
    We end Pride Month with a panel discussion with the members of Beth El Pride, our LGBTQ+ Circle. They will reflect on their experience here at Temple Beth El and the events during Pride Month 2021.

     

    Contact Rabbi Greg Weisman at [email protected] with any questions.

    Click here to join the Zoom.
    Zoom Meeting ID: 937 4301 1106
    You can also watch on Livestream or YouTube.

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    Date:
    Tuesday, June 1, 2021
    Time:
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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