Italy and the Holocaust - My Family's Story
Loretta Vitale Saks gave a fascinating talk on April 21 about the history of the Jewish community in Italy and her parents' families' disparate reactions to the Fascists. Click here to read more.
World Congress of GLBT Jews Annual Meeting
Haven't decided yet what to do this summer? Come to the 21st World Conference of GLBT Jews taking place the weekend of July 5-7 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The conference theme is Keshet l’dor v’dor, Rainbow of Pride from Generation to Generation.
The conference will provide plenty of opportunities for Jewish schmoozing. Scheduled is a great lineup including several prominent authors: Joy Ladin (Through the Door of Life), Jay Michaelson (God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality) and Lesléa Newman (A Letter to Harvey Milk, In Every Laugh A Tear, and Heather Has Two Mommies).
Bet Mishpachah is a member of the World Congress of GLBT Jews: Keshet Ga’ava. All members of the congregation are entitled to reduced registration fees for the conference. Make your reservations soon! Registration starts on February 28 and early registration pricing ends March 31. Registration and other conference information can be obtained at http://www.keshetldorvdor.com