In 2021, we launched our LGBT+ Inclusion Project, in partnership with KeshetUK, and funded by a three-year grant from the National Lottery Community Fund.
Over the course of the project, we want:
The Masorti LGBT+ Network is a welcoming group that meets for social events, workshops and more, celebrating LGBT+ identities in a Masorti Jewish context.
The Network met for the first time in July 2020. Since its launch, we have had a full calendar of events, meetings and workshops, including:
We also work on issues of importance to LGBT+ Masorti Jews, such as:
For many members, the network is affirming (as well as fun!), some having left communities where they had to make the impossible choice between being Jewish and being openly LGBT+. We are now working towards a celebratory atmosphere within our synagogues!
For more info or to join the network email [email protected]
Below you’ll find recordings of just some of our sessions on LGBT+ topics. Subscribe to our newsletter below and check our events page to find out about future events.