Some 100 folks are expected to attend the Queer Shabbaton event later this month in San Francisco, where, J Weekly tells us, “Instead of communing in a natural setting, participants in the upcoming Queer Shabbaton will gather in San Francisco’s Mission District. Instead of singing songs around the dinner table, they’ll sip cocktails. … LGBT Jewish teachers, rabbis, scholars, lay leaders and community organizers are slated to lead an array of workshops and classes, ranging from a roundtable discussion with Nehirim executive director Michael Hopkins, to text studies and worship.” So please use a coaster when placing your martini glass down next to the Torah.
There is also an event THIS WEEKEND near New York for Gay Religious Jews with reportedly over 120 people signed up already!
This is silly. Everyone knows Jews don’t drink! Besides, can you imagine what issues a gay religious Jew has? OMG!
What? Jews definitely drink, you’re thinking of Mormons.
Randy – I don’t know who you’re thinking of, but Jews definitely drink! Hell, we even have a holiday where it’s a mitzvah – a commandment – to get drunk. . . So yeah, we like the drinking.
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