Gay Jews in the U.K. to document life over the rainbow
A new grant from the UK Heritage Lottery Fund will allow the gay Jewish community to research, record and archive its colorful roots.
Coming out to your rabbi can be a nerve-wracking experience, particularly when he's the head of the United Synagogue, which represents much of England's Jewish community – and your boss. But Mark Solomon, an Orthodox minister at the time, recalls that the reaction of Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks at their pivotal meeting in January 1992 was "quite kind."
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