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michaelson2013smallDr. 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!

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