The tide has been changing …..
First Published on September 2, 2010.
By Rachel Wahba; September 01, 2010
Yes we were; nice Jewish lesbian feminist girls and we made a book. The first one of its kind – decades ago and it is still being used in Women’s Studies classes, to this day! And now, the Union of Orthodox Rabbis is proclaiming acceptance of gay and lesbian Jews.
Ok, so it’s the “love the sinner hate the sin” line perhaps, but for Orthodoxy to come out with a proclamation such as this one, we have something to celebrate. Something IS changing.
Gloria Greenfield was the driving force behind and in front of “Nice Jewish Girls” and with pen and her press (Persephone Press), she made sure we were a force to be seen and heard. Amazing, beautiful and unstoppable, she got us onstage to read our contributions.
We filled an auditorium somewhere in Boston, eight of…
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