Embrace for Rabbi's Coming Out Reflects Dramatic Change in Jewish Community

It wasn't that long ago that Conservative movement would not ordain openly gay rabbis. Rabbi Steinlauf's coming out shows the road the denomination has traveled in its acceptance of LGBTQ people.

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NEW YORK – When Rabbi Gil Steinlauf announced that he is gay, in a letter sent Monday to members of the largest Conservative congregation in Washington D.C., it rapidly went viral and lent salience to a new...