Homosexuality and Judaism: Lgbt Topics and Judaism, Homosexuality and Conservative Judaism, Trembling Before G-D, Same-Sex Marriage and Judaism

Homosexuality and Judaism Lgbt Topics and Judaism Homosexuality and Conservative Judaism Trembling Before G D Same Sex Marriage and Judaism Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from or other free sources online Pages Chapters Lesbian and gay topics and Judaism Homosexuality and Conservativ

  • Title: Homosexuality and Judaism: Lgbt Topics and Judaism, Homosexuality and Conservative Judaism, Trembling Before G-D, Same-Sex Marriage and Judaism
  • Author: Books LLC
  • ISBN: 9781157104513
  • Page: 231
  • Format: Paperback
  • Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from or other free sources online Pages 24 Chapters Lesbian and gay topics and Judaism, Homosexuality and Conservative Judaism, David and Jonathan, Trembling Before G d, Touro University Gay Straight Alliance, Same sex marriage and Judaism, Jews Offering New Alternatives to HomPlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from or other free sources online Pages 24 Chapters Lesbian and gay topics and Judaism, Homosexuality and Conservative Judaism, David and Jonathan, Trembling Before G d, Touro University Gay Straight Alliance, Same sex marriage and Judaism, Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality, Say Amen, Bat Kol, Keshet Rabbis, Hod, Shoval, And Thou Shalt Love, Ordination of LGBT clergy in Judaism, Keep Not Silent, Havruta, LGBT affirming denominations in Judaism, Atzat Nefesh Excerpt The subject of homosexuality in Judaism dates back to the Torah, in the books of Bereshit and Vayiqra Bereshit Genesis treats the destruction of the cities of Sedom and Amorrah by God Vayiqra Leviticus forbids sexual intercourse between males, classifying it as a to eivah something abhorred or detested that can be subject to capital punishment under Jewish law, although Halakhic courts are not authorized to administer capital punishment in the absence of a Temple in Jerusalem and the entire judicial system as mandated by Jewish Law The issue has been a subject of contention within modern Jewish denominations and has led to debate and division The current view of Orthodox Judaism has been to regard homosexual intercourse as contrary to Judaism, since it is categorically forbidden by the Torah However, homosexual orientation, if not acted upon sexually, is permissible since the Torah only forbids homosexual intercourse, not homosexual desires However, Reconstructionist Judaism and Reform Judaism do not hold this view and allow homosexual intercourse Conservative Judaism s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, which until December 2006 held the same position as Orthodoxy, recently issued multiple opinions under its philosophy of pluralism, with one opinion continuing to follow the Orthodox position and another opinion substantially liberalizing its view of homosexual sex and rela

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