Gay & Jewish: Must Read Books
by an Orthodox Gay Jew
Books for Queer and Feminist Jews
by a nice Jewish girl

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On beeing Gay / Lesbian & Jewish

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Gay & Jewish: Must Read Books

by New Boy, an Orthodox Gay Jew

1.
Dancing on Tisha B'Av
by Lev Raphael (Paperback - November 1991)
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Excellent short stories on the experience of being gay and Jewish. Being both gay and Jewish myself, I couldn't believe my luck when I first stumbled accross this book.

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Kosher Meat
by Lawrence Schimel (Editor) (Hardcover)
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New Boy's comments:
Another set of short stories on the issue of being Jewish and Gay.
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The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories
by David Leavitt (Editor), Mark Mitchell (Editor) (Paperback - December 1994)
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Really incredible collection (bible) of gay short stories. Includes the strange but moving "Mrs. Tefillin".
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Twice Blessed : On Being Lesbian, Gay, and Jewish
by Christie Balka (Editor), Andy Rose (Editor) (Paperback - April 1991)
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New Boy's comments:
Honest, empowering essays on being "Twice Blessed". These articles really hit home with me.
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5.
The Lost Language of Cranes
by David Leavitt (Paperback)
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New Boy's comments:
This David Leavitt contemporary classic about homosexuality in a jewish family is at once moving and uplifting (see also film adaptation on VHS)
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The Kid : What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant : An Adoption Story
by Dan Savage (Paperback - June 2000)
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Great book on how (Jewish) gay sex columnist Dan Savage and his boyfriend adopted a baby boy. Funny, emotional and thought provoking.
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7. Years from Now
by Gary Glickman (Hardcover - July 1987)
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New Boy's comments:
Moving novel on Jewish family life. The primary focus is on one of the sons who is struggling to come to terms with his homosexuality. Superb.
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Journeys & Arrivals : On Being Gay and Jewish
by Lev Raphael (Hardcover - March 1996)
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New Boy's comments:
Powerful group of essays on the Jewish/Gay issue. By the author of Dancing on Tisha B'av
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9. Domesticity Isn't Pretty
by Tim Barela (Paperback - November 1993)
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New Boy's comments:
Hilarious, often touching graphic novel on the lives of gay couple Leonard & Larry. The relationship between Leonard and his pushy Jewish mom will strike a nerve in most - if not all - jewish readers.
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10.
Filmworks Ix-Trembling Before
~ by John Zorn (Audio CD)
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New Boy's comments:
I'm recommending "Trembling Before God" the movie NOT the soundtrack (which could be good - I don't know). The movie is a must for any Gay Jew. Seek it out.

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Books for Queer and Feminist Jews

by Julie Horowitz, a nice Jewish girl

1.
Twice Blessed : On Being Lesbian, Gay, and Jewish
by Christie Balka (Editor), Andy Rose (Editor) (Paperback - April 1991)
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2. Like Bread on the Seder Plate
by Rebecca Alpert (Paperback)
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Nice Jewish Girls : A Lesbian Anthology
by Evelyn Torton Beck (Editor) (Paperback - December 1989)
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Half the Kingdom: Seven Jewish Feminists
by Francine Zuckerman (Editor) (Paperback - August 1993)
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Standing Again at Sinai : Judaism from a Feminist Perspective
by Judith Plaskow (Paperback - February 1991)
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Engendering Judaism : An Inclusive Theology and Ethics
by Rachel Adler (Paperback - September 1999)
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  7. On Being a Jewish Feminist: A Reader
by Susannah Heschel (Editor) (Paperback - March 1995)
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