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Dr. Jay Michaelson¬†is an author, activist, and academic.¬† He is currently a Visiting Scholar at Brown University, Director of the LGBT Global Rights Initiative at the Democracy Council, a Fellow at Political Research Associates, and a weekly columnist for the Forward newspaper.
Jay is the author of five books and two hundred articles on religion, sexuality, law, and contemplative practice. ¬†His new book,¬†Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment, ¬†was published in 2013 by North Atlantic Books.¬†Other books include God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality, an Amazon bestseller and Lambda Literary Award finalist;¬†Everything is God: The Radical Path of Nondual Judaism;¬†and Another Word for Sky: Poems.
Jay holds a Ph.D. in Jewish Thought from Hebrew University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and nondenominational rabbinic ordination. ¬†To learn more about Jay, click here. ¬†For recent articles, look here. ¬†And for information on how to bring Jay to your community, click here. ¬†Welcome!