Gay Love and Jewish Tradition

Sam Schulman is wrong; same-sex marriage is simple, sacred, and very Jewish indeed

From The Wedding (Die Trauung) by Moritz Daniel Oppenheim. Courtesy Wikimedia.
From The Wedding (Die Trauung) by Moritz Daniel Oppenheim. Courtesy Wikimedia.
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Feb. 19 2014
About the author

David Wolpe is rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles and the author of, among other books, Why be Jewish? and Why Faith Matters. He can be found on Twitter @RabbiWolpe.


The first same-sex marriage I conducted was between two women who had been together for nineteen years. They stood under the huppah with tears streaming down their faces.

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