contact | facebook | twitter |

articles » by publication

Advocate

Op-ed: Guess What — We’re the Oppressors

Anthologies

Exploring the Edge Realms of Consciousness

The Religious Significance of Homosexuality: Queering God, Torah, and Israel

for the apocalypse will be infinitely silent

BeliefNet

A Balancing Meditation (Hesed, Gevurah, Tiferet)

Best Gay Poetry 2008

Foreign Thoughts

Bloggingheads.tv

Values Added: Sex and the Bible

CNN

Jewish LGBT leaders need to build a movement

Daily Beast

Catholic University’s Harvey Milk Ban Reflects A Church In Transition

Facebook Apologizes For, but Doesn’t Retract, Discriminatory ‘Real Name’ Policy

Is Caring About Climate Change an Essential Part of LGBT Identity?

Facebook’s ‘Real Name Policy’ Is a Real Drag

Kazhakstan Crazies Want Gay DNA Tests

Rick Warren’s Troubling Africa Mission

The Hateful Pastor All Too Happy to Be Left Behind When It Comes to Gays

Mickey Mouse Takes Deadmau5 to Court

Jail Won’t Stop Russia’s Anti-Gay Psycho

Iran’s New Gay Executions

The Uganda Ruling is Good For Everyone But Gays

State Department Highlights Actual Oppression Against Christians

The Kremlin’s Favorite Anti-Gay Hate Group is Coming to Utah

Why Progressives Just Woke Up and Killed ENDA

The Christian Do-Gooders Secretly Attacking Gays

Why Women Are Losing While Gays Keep Winning

Why Hobby Lobby Will Be Bad for Conservatives

At the United Nations, It’s Human Rights, Putin-Style

Obama Takes Gay Rights Into His Own Hands

Right-Wing Activists: Yep, ‘Religious Freedom’ Protects Discrimination Against Jews

Southern Baptist Convention: Trans People Don’t Exist

Homophobia in Russia Is Taking a Kafkaesque Turn

The U.N.’s Next President Is a Gay-Hating Friend of Uganda’s Corrupt Dictator

Were Christians Right About Gay Marriage All Along?

Americans Celebrating Our LGBT Victories Need To Be More Cognizant That Elsewhere, Repression Is Winning

Brunei Returns to the Stoning Age

Delaware’s Affluenza Case Affects Justice, Too

Why Africa’s Turning Anti-Gay

Do Corporations Believe in God? The ‘Hobby Lobby’ Case Has the Answer

Fred Phelps, Friend of the Gays

How Anti-Gay Will Mississippi’s ‘New’ Religious Freedom Bill Be?

Putin’s Post-Sochi LGBT Crackdown

‘Hunger Games’ Is a Tea Party Dystopia

What Does the ASA Boycott Mean? They Don’t Know.

The Shocking Scandal at the Heart of American Zen

Once Again, the Anti-Defamation League Defames

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Israel’s Pragmatic Kingmaker

We’re Here, We’re Pro-Israel/Pro-Peace, We’re Used to It. Now What?

An Often-Overlooked Clause in the Constitution Points the Way to Same-Sex Marriage

The ‘Religious Liberty’ Bullies and Their Fight Against LGBT Equality

Orthodox Rabbis Say Gay ‘Cure’ Therapy Doesn’t Work

Why I Supported The Palestine U.N. Vote

Who Wins This No-Win Situation?

Stop Moping! The Marathon Is Exactly What New York Needs Right Now

DOMA Ruling Seems Good For Gays, But Supreme Court May Not Buy It

The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy to Lie About Climate Change Has Worked

Blue Jays Suspend Yunel Escobar for Gay Slur, But That’s Not the Real Issue

Media Ignores Rash of Assaults on Transgender Women

DOMA Ruling Is Test for Conservative Federalists

30-Day Sentence for Dharun Ravi in Rutgers Spying Case Is Right

Could an African LGBT Activist Win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Dan Savage Was Wrong, And So Was Amanda Marcotte At Slate

Is Dan Savage the Gay Santorum?

“Get Out!” Says Christian-Supremacist Pastor. Does Rick Santorum Agree?

Can You Be a Zionist If No One Thinks You Are?

Jury Did the Right Thing in Ravi Case

Duke Law Journal

On Listening to the Kulturkampf: How America Overruled Bowers v. Hardwick, even though Romer v. Evans didn’t

Forward

Same-Sex Marriage Wins at SCOTUS

We Are All Pamela Geller

Let’s Make Climate Change the New ‘Third Rail’ of American Politics

As Gaza Recedes in the Rear View Mirror

How Ruth Calderon Transforms Israeli Politics — and Talmud

Judging Ray Rice Instead of Ourselves

The Very Jewish Reasons Why Gay Men Loved Joan Rivers

What Judaism Can Learn From Burning Man

How Do We Avenge Steven Sotloff’s Death?

Jewish Emphasis on Life Makes Death Rituals a Gift to World

Why Jews Should Care About Ferguson

‘Unhappy Happiness,’ Or What Rabbi Nachman And Pharell Have in Common

Getting Serious About the Mystery

What ‘Dead Poets Society’ Taught Me About Living Deliberately

‘Magic in the Moonlight’ Isn’t That Bad and Neither Is Woody Allen

8 Reasons Menachem Creditor Is Wrong To Be ‘Done Apologizing’ for Israel

Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ Captures the Spirit of the Time

Dan Markel’s Meaningful Life Ends in Senseless Death

5 Ways To Turn Down the Social Media Flame

What Did You Expect?

Reb Zalman, the Prophet of Both-And

Why I’m a Liberal — and I Hate the Nanny State

Death of the Jewish Left

How We Know the Bible Was Written by Human Hands

Why Simon Greer Firing Means Much More Than Another Jill Abramson #Pushy Affair

Eric Cantor Killed By Monster He Helped Create

Include Me Out of This Jewish Community

233 Reasons Why Bob Dylan Is Right To Detest His Fans

Why Do Jews Meditate? It’s All in the Worrying!

I Am 1 Billionth ‘Anti-Semite’

Embracing the Irrationality of Circumcision and Kashrut

Reb Zalman’s December Song

When Jesus Died at Auschwitz

4 Lessons for Jews From the Overland Park Rampage

Lars Von Trier’s ‘Nymph()maniac’ Is Uncomfortable But Thought-Provoking

Why Abbas Was Right to Blink

The Year of Magical Thinking

All The 2014 Haggadah Info You’ll Ever Need

For a Keystone XL Pipeline Grand Bargain

Bernie Madoff, Our Convenient Scapegoat

Only One Way To Change Hillel: Leave

The Surprising Jewish Flavor of Hayao Miyazaki, King of Japanese Animation

5 Reasons You Should Talk to BDS Supporters

Hobby Lobby Discriminates in the Name of Religion With Help from Orthodox Outliers

Will Arizona Go the Anti-Gay Way of Uganda?

Call It Sochifreude

Why Woody Allen’s Thing for Younger Women Doesn’t Make Him a Pedophile

Why Climate Change Denial Is Biggest Conservative Lie of All

What’s More American Than Bob Dylan — and Super Bowl Car Ad?

Why Jews Should Tune In to the Mindfulness Revolution

Philip Glass Is Getting Older — for Better or Worse

There’s a Good Reason for ‘Singling Out’ Israel

Are Social Conservatives Finally Growing Up?

Judging Menachem Stark’s Jewish Life — Not Just His Death

David Cooper, Father of BuJu

Have We Reached the End of Traditional Religion?

Obamacare ‘Pajama Boy’ Controversy Wrapped in Anti-Semitism

Holiday Season Underlines Shifts in Judaism as Self-Definition Fades

Adam Levine Is Sexy and Jewish. So What?

How Should We Feel About the Pew Study of #JewishAmerica?

In Pursuing Bob Dylan for Hate Speech, Croatian Group Denies Holocaust

Bar Mitzvah Boy Talks Gay Marriage

On Thanksgiving, Confronting Our Country’s Bitter Past of Slavery

Seeking Harmony and Finding Transcendence at The Cloisters

Answer This Question: Why Be Jewish?

George W. Bush Embraces Jews for Jesus

Zen and the Art of the BuJu

Beat Poet Finally Found What He Was Looking For

Can Catholic Church Thrive Without ‘Obsession’ on Gays and Abortion?

Bob Dylan Rescues His Worst Album

Chelsea Manning’s Identity Crisis Is One Jews Should Relate To

Forgetting the Mideast Conflict Is Easy in Israel — and That’s a Big Problem

Mixed Blessing of Supreme Court’s Decisions on Gay Marriage and Voting Rights

The Creeping Jewish Fundamentalism in Our Midst

Jewish Lessons of Murder in Greenwich Village

Confusing Israel’s Doves and Hawks

Was Justin Bieber Right About Anne Frank?

The Movement To Rebrand Discrimination as ‘Religious Freedom’

Making Sense of the Holiday Season’s Onslaught of New Haggadahs

The Wrong Way To Fight BDS

Get Ready for Jewish iSpirituality

Build on Gay Marriage Victories

Watching as Israel’s Election Approaches

Michaelson Answers Dershowitz

In Praise of New Age Judaism

Bad Night for the Jewish Echo Chamber

Jewish Romney Voters Are Fig Leaf for Christian Right

Obama Won by Talking Like a Republican

The Way I Was

Bob Dylan’s Best and Worst Album Covers

The Gospel According to Feuding Academics

When the Right Is Right About the Left

Bible Codes a Lie That Won’t Die

Man in Search of God

An Anthem for LGBT Youth

Why Are American Jews So Liberal?

J Street’s Blind Spot Is Class

‘Tis the Season for New Haggadot

An Act of LGBT Censorship in Seattle

You Can’t Pray the Gay Away

Jewish Roots of the New Testament

Alleged Child Molesting Pastor Wrapped in Torah Scrolls

Conservatives Have Jewish Values, Too: Cantor, Adelson and Kristol May Be Wrong, But Not Un-Jewish

Fighting Back Against Fundamentalism

Why Does the Heckler Get a Veto?

Pinkwashing Is Not Black and White

How Gay Rights Teaches Us Torah: Our Faith Grows Because Text Offers Room to Interpret Issues

Don’t Call the Rabbi, Make Your Own Rituals

A Modest Proposal on Circumcision

The Mississippi Floods: Punishment From an Angry God?

Prime Time for Eprhyme

The Four Sons as Characters from Glee

For John Zorn, It’s Jewish Music as Bitches’ Brew

Why is your Haggadah Different from Others?

Not for the Sake of Heaven: Debased Discourse in a New Gilded Age

Gay and Orthodox: And Cleaving Strongly to Both

The Problem of Spiritual Experience: Is Mysticism in the Mind of the Beholder?

Don’t Trust Your Gut

Rethinking Egalitarianism

More than Words: How to Make Yom Kippur Help, not Hinder, the Work of Repentance

Gay Marriage and ‘Religious Freedom’

Are Corporations Evil?

Perplexed by the Guides? When It Comes to Kabbalah, Some Introductions Are More Illuminating Than Others

Peoplehood vs. Israel

Religion within the Bounds of Reason..and Love

Memento Mori: Jewish Spirituality and the Sanctification of the World

What Religious Arguments Are Really About

Why Is This Night Different? Who’s Asking?

It’s Complicated: Why Ambivalence is Good for Israel…and American Jews

Un-Righteous Indignation: Anger Management–Kosher Style

Taking Avatar Seriously: Environmentalisms, Spiritual and Practical

The Myth of Authenticity

‘Religion Is Actually Spirituality’: An Exchange

Magen Tzedek: Model of the Jewish Future or Show Without an Audience?

Religion is Actually Spirituality

Love is Not Blindness

How I’m Losing My Love for Israel

Ephryme: Engaged Hip Hop Jew

A Missing Culprit, but Culpability All Around

A ‘New Jew’ Goes to Auschwitz

Allowing the Yetzer Tov to Win

Why Straight People Go to Gay Synagogues — and What We Can Learn From Them

Do Jews Have a Jesus Problem?

The Attraction of Irrelevance: Tazria/Metzora

Shifting from Myth to Function

Freedom from the Slavery of Passover Seders

It’s a Purim World Out There

Environmentalism: Good for the Jews

One Who Speaks Does Not Know

Coming Out: It’s the Jewish Thing to Do At Hanukkah

Poets of the Desert and the Sea

Answers in the Seekers’ Language

God of Judgment, God of Love

In Defense of the Western Wall

Where the Light Gets in: The Crucible of Summer Camp

Getting Serious About Love

Peoplehood: There’s no there, there

The Virtues of the Unaffiliated

Anti-Folk Hits The Right Note: Kimya Dawson Breaks Through With ‘Juno’

The Path Of the Just: Is Mussar the ‘New Kabbalah’?

People Of the Chapbook: Jewish Poets as Jewish Teachers

Thinking Green: It’s Not Just a Virtue — It’s Your Jewish Duty

How I Finally Learned To Stop Worrying and Love (Okay, Like) Christmas

As Winter Falls, a Time To Learn From the Orthodox

Memo to Michael Steinhardt: Duh

The New Atheism: What’s a Liberal, Spiritual Jew to Do?

Yom Kippur: A Personal Journey

Conservative Judaism at a Crossroads

Who’s Your Daddy?: The Bible’s Many Vocies on Homosexuality (Review of Jennings, Jacob’s Wound)

Portrait of the Artist as a Nice Jewish Boy

The People’s Bible

Shrine of False Messiah in Turkey May Be Razed

Judaism and the Culture of Outburst

No Crystals Needed: Why Meditation is Not Spirituality

The Other Disappeared

Leonard Cohen: Poet of the Holy Sinners

Take Back the (Seder) Night

Boston Rabbinical Program Challenges Denominational Boundaries

Where the Borscht Sounds Like the Sea: Another Side of Woody Guthrie

Spiritual Pioneers See a Different Shade Of Judaism: Green

The Graphic (Novel) Side of Israel

Renewing Ecstatic Spirituality to the Beat of a Drum

The Hidden and the Manifest: A conversation with Rabbi Jill Hammer about Judaism and the senses

In Jerusalem, Fundamentalism on the March

Two Lawyers, Three Opinions

Old Labels Feel Stiff for ‘Flexidox’

Dylan’s Religious Revival: Modern Times and the Timeless

Interview, A Conversation With the Bad Boy Rabbi (Niles Goldstein)

Grassroots Spirituality: As Jews in the Woods Grows, It Weighs Whether to Open Its Doors

Exploring the New Jewish Spiritualities

The Jewish Goddess: Past and Present

Book of Esther gets Novel Makeover

A Jew and a lawyer are sitting in a bar…

Rabbi Was a Master of Practical Kabbalah- On Rabbi Yitzhak Kadouri z”l

The Unity of Opposites

Israel’s ‘Mystical City’ Opens Its Doors to Outsiders

Holy Feast, Holy Fast Food, Judaism and Righteous Ambivalence

Jewish Paganism: Oxymoron or Innovation?

Disabuse Community of Intolerance

Fragments of a Lost Jewish World

Sukkot: From humble to inspired

A Little off the Top: The Controversy About Circumcision

Standing Again With Lilith; The Long and Winding Roads of Jewish Feminism

Male and Female Created He Them

Judaism, Meditation, and the B-Word

A Theory of Everything- Understanding God, Love… and Franz Rosenzweig

An Awakened Soul- The Lives and Lessons of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalom

He Wandered the Earth as an Exiled Man: A review of Bob Dylan, Chronicles: Volume One

The Buddha from Brooklyn: A lama talks about enlightenment… with a Yiddish twang

The Holy Fool: How One Writer Conveys Spiritual Truths That Are Seriously Funny

Setting Yiddishkeit to Mambo, Metal, and Surf: Jewish novelty records, in 2004

Mysticism and Mortgages: New Books Blend Kabbalah, Psychotherapy and Self-Help

Mystery Sells: What the Kabbalah Centre Actually Teaches

Two new books join the effort to create a “neo-Hasidic bookshelf.”

Notes on Camp: How a Summer Choice for Kids Became a Linchpin of Jewish Continuity

Secrets of the Rebbetzin

Secrets of the Rebbetzin: Hadassah Gross’s Penetrating Insights Into Kabbalah, Love and Yearning

It’s All in the Mix: A DJ Spins Eclectic Combinations

It Is Not Good for Man To Be Alone: New Books Wrestle With Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition

Practicing What He Preaches, Reggae Singer Reveals His Soul

Revealing Ourselves Through Our Masks

For This Scholar, the Body Is the Window to the Soul

A Watershed Year for Gays of Faith

A Festival of Rebellion Reminds Us What Matters Most

A Prayer Group of Their Own: Kol Zimrah and Other Do-It-Yourself Minyans Unite the Independent-Minded

High Holy Days: Rabbi Cowan Speaks Out About Meditation, Action and New Job

You Keep on Knockin’ But You Can’t Come In What ‘the Sixties’ Wrought: Religion Is a Counterculture

An Orthodox Poet tackles God and Sex

Gay and Lesbian Review

Faeries in America

Haaretz

Revealing the Jewish roots of the Christian Bible

Hadassah

Review of James Kugel, ‘In the Valley of the Shadow’

Perils of the Day of Judgment

Defining God Upward

Gedaliah in the Eye of the Beholder

Huffington Post

Thank You, New York Times, for Being Stupid About Burning Man

How the LGBT Experience Will Transform the Practice of Mindfulness

Jesus’ Advice to the ‘Turn the Gays Away’ Crowd: Religious Liberty Does Not Mean Discrimination

Lou Reed: The Artist in Leather

Was Goenka a Guru?

S.N. Goenka: The Man who Taught the World to Meditate

Lead-Footed Suburbanites vs. Park Slope Stroller Moms: A Modest Proposal

Meditation: Natural or Unnatural?

The Loophole in Russia’s Anti-Gay Law

Argle-Bargle: What Justice Scalia Still Doesn’t Get About Marriage

The Other Gay Rights Case: Why Today’s Obscure Supreme Court Decision Is More Important Than We Think

Mission Not Accomplished: The Anti-Gay Murder of Mark Carson Should Be a Wake-Up Call

Darkness Dancing: Why Peter Rauhofer Mattered

Genesis 23:1-25:18: The Life Of Sarah?

Straight Talk About Gay Marriage: 4 Points for Undecided Voters to Consider

Why Big Bird Matters

An Elegy for Brooklyn, in the Shadow of Barclays

LGBT New Yorkers Need to Hold Our Enemies Accountable (And Let’s Start With Greg Ball)

Nan Hayworth Is Not a New York Republican, and the Tea Party Is in the Details

Why Burning Man Didn’t Suck This Year… and What We Can Learn From It

Beyond ‘Letting Go’

When Jesus Healed a Same-Sex Partner

How to Tell Love From Hate: The Bible vs. Pastor Charles Worley

Obama’s Same-Sex Marriage Announcement: A Victory for Religion

Why the Story of Adam and Eve Is Right and Kirk Cameron Is Wrong: The Religious Value of Love

Why Didn’t Burning Man’s Organizers See This Coming? Because They Couldn’t See Themselves

It’s Schadenfreude Time: Santorum Messes Up the Republican Party

In LGBT Debates, Discomfort Is Part of the Point

Santorum’s Homophobia Problem

Airport Security and Non-Self

Six Things Liberal Critics Don’t Understand About the Occupy Wall Street Protests

Getting Over the Judging God — A Yom Kippur Reflection

Why Liberals Should Be Outraged by the Tim DeChristopher Sentence

What’s Between New York’s State Senate and Marriage Equality? About Fifteen Words

An Open Letter to State Senator Greg Ball About Marriage Equality and Religion

Why 300 (Mostly Straight) Religious Leaders Are Gathering in Washington to Support LGBT Equality

Boredom: A Gift for the Soul?

After Passover, The Exodus To True Spiritual Freedom Continues

Who are the Real Sodomites?

‘All is One’ in Traffic Jams

The Path to Enlightenment: Sometimes Assertion, Sometimes Surrender

Why the Holidays Suck – and What We Can Do About It

Pass the John Tyner Bill: Get Government Off Our Backs and Out of Our Buttocks

What Would it Mean to Turn Back the Clock to 1960? A Tax Hike on the Super-Rich

Responding to Gay Suicides: What Teens Can Do

The End of Rockefeller Republicanism: Dispatch From Putnam County, New York

A Better Way to Believe in God

The Deep Truths are the Simple Ones

Meditation on the Run

An Introduction to Kabbalah, Part 10: The Kabbalah of Inspiration

An Introduction to Kabbalah Part 9: Can You Ever Have Too Much Love?

Call Their Bluff: The Case for Letting Republicans Filibuster

Are People Good At Heart?

An Introduction to Kabbalah Part 8: What are the Sefirot?

An Introduction to Kabbalah Part 7: Use Your Illusion

The Meaning of Avatar: Everything is God (A Response to Ross Douthat and other naysayers of ‘pantheism’)

How A Nice Jewish Boy Learned To Like Christmas … Because Of Paganism

It’s Not Just Tiger: Monogamous Marriage Is An Anomaly

Reflections of a Jewish Gay Rights Advocate on Visiting the Martin Luther King, Jr, Museum: An Open Letter to Ruben Diaz, Sr., and other Latino and African-American Opponents of Gay Rights

An Introduction To Kabbalah, Part 4: Kabbalah As A Spiritual Practice

An Introduction To Kabbalah, Part 3: Three Answers To The Ultimate Question

An Introduction to Kabbalah, Part 2: God Does Not Exist, God is Existence Itself

An Introduction To Kabbalah, Part 1: What Is Kabbalah?

The Gay Generation Gap: Reflections on the National Equality March

Will Spirituality Ever Be Serious?

Keep Your Shoes On: A Modest Proposal for Rational Airport Security

The Truth About Burning Man

Is Guilt a Good Thing?

It is love that matters, not the sex of one’s beloved”: Leaders of LGBT Jewish Synagogues & Organizations Respond to the Attack in Tel Aviv

The Emptiness of Anger

Eat Your Way to Enlightenment

How a Dog Taught me the Dharma

The Perfect Storm is Coming: Why New York’s Legislative Chaos May Be Good News for Marriage Equality

The One Secret to Making the Most of Unwanted Downtime

Pure Politics: The Koh Nomination Fight Drags On

Why It Matters that Adam Lambert is (Probably) Gay

What It’s Like to Spend Five Months in Silence

Get the Story: Why We Misunderstand Swine Flu, the Financial Crisis, and other Non-Narrative News

Susan Boyle, Gay Marriage, and Not Trusting Your Gut

What is the Real World, Anyway

An Ancient Basis for Tomorrow’s Financial Regulations: Rethinking Usury Law

Human Rights Campaign

Brit Hitvada’ut: A Coming Out Ceremony

JBooks

Not a Guide, but an Example: Paradoxes of Spiritual Writing

Achieving the Ordinary (Review of Lev Raphael)

Priests by Birth: Review of Adin Steinsaltz’s We Jews

Kabbalah: The Whistle Stop Tour

Jerusalem Post

A 20th-century solution to 21st-century problems

Homelands of the Heart

It’s the Deity, Stupid: Learning from the Kabbalah Center

Jewcy

The Lame Duck in Israel

The Israeli-American Prime Minister Bids Farewell

Are there any Jews in Narnia?

The Gods of Drowning

Israel, Injustice, and Philip Glass’s Call to Arms

Jewish Intelligent Design Proponents are Jewish Uncle Toms

Kabbalah is Over, But It Wasn’t Daphne Merkin Who Killed It

Mixing Heresy and High Fashion

Sexual Hypocrisy is Not a Jewish Value

Is ‘Cassandra’s Dream’ about Soon Yi?

New Psychedelics Are Transforming the Future of Spirituality

Jewish Journal

A response to a stiff-necked playwright

Jewish Publications (other)

DIY: Fighting homophobic bullying in the Jewish world

Chanukah in June

28 Days, 28 Ideas #27: Spiritual Birthright

The Gifts of Difference

G-dcast: Parshat Shelach Lecha

Is Environmentalism a Jewish Issue?

Why Obama is Good for Israel

The Witch of Endor

Sometimes God Just Wants to Dance

Seasons Going North

How Not To Believe in God

Anan Ben-David

Apocalypse Now: Climate Change and Israel

Joseph Rabinovitch

Baruch Spinoza

Jacob Frank

Sabbetai Tzvi

A Presence in the Wood

Eating Meditation for Passover

Lecha Dodi

Jewish Quarterly

The Smile on the Dog: A Conversation on God with Rebecca Goldstein

Journal of Law in Society

In Praise of the Pound of Flesh: Legalism, Multiculturalism, and the Problem of the Soul

Lambda Literary

“Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey between Genders” by Joy Ladin

‘Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life’ by Vivian Gornick

‘The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt’ by Jon-Jon Goulian

‘Dendrophile’ by Justin Vivian Bond

“Coming to Life” by Joy Ladin

Literary Journals

Seven ideas suggested by empty air

Seven Ideas Suggested by Empty Air

Intentional Sexuality: Possibilities and Perils

YHVH Means What Is: Integrating Judaism and Buddhism, and Why I Bother

Maariv

What is the Connection between Monogamy and Monotheism

God and Pain

God as a Mask of Pain (Hebrew)

Chilluf Chomrim (Hebrew)

Michigan Journal of Gender & Law

Check back soon for articles from Michigan Journal of Gender & Law.

Moment

Gay Rights & Religious Freedom: Can We Find Common Ground?

“Belief in God” is not a Jewish Value

On Fire with Love and Ecstasy

Mother Nature Network

Plovers vs. Crows: Cape Cod’s Moral Dilemma

Silence is golden — and green

The Messy Yard of Tomorrow?

Sun Rises on Ancient Ritual

MyJewishLearning.com

Fasting from a Functional Perspective

Gay History in the Making, I Guess

Demons, Dybbuks, Ghosts, & Golems: The sinister power of life-force gone awry

Shabbat and Meditation: Just Be It

Newsweek

Is It Fair to Punish Dharun Ravi Because Tyler Clementi Died?

On Faith

Why Some Freedom of Religion Claims Are Morally Bogus

Political Research Associates

Redefining Religious Liberty: The Covert Campaign Against Civil Rights

Reality Sandwich

How is a “Spiritual Person” Supposed to Act?

Is Life But a Dream?

Integration isn’t Everything

Nonduality, Neuroscience, and Postmodernism: The Dream of the Self

Meditation and “Drugs”

Simple Truths vs. Esoteric Ones

Spirituality and the Sanctification of the World

Nonduality in Buddhism and Judaism

Vedanta and Kabbalah: Nonduality East and West

Spirituality and States: Getting Beyond the Good Stuff

Fetishizing the Trigger

The Jhanas: Meditative Absorptions

Free Will: The Last Gasp of the Unenlightened Mind

The Body of Being

Transformation of Consciousness as Messianic Age: A Kabbalistic View

The Blues, Prayer, and Unrequited Love

Sick Enough for Spirituality

The Gifts of Boredom

Intentional Sexuality: Possibilities and Perils

Too Much Fun

Stop Seeking: Paradoxes of the Spiritual Path

You are God in Drag: Eleven Notes Before and After Retreat

Fresh Baked Bread

Embracing Even the Hatred: A Personal Dharma Journey

Polytheism and Nonduality

Ayahuasca and Kabbalah

Religion Dispatches

Noah v. Kitschy Jesus: A Tale of Two Movies

Climate Change is a Sin—Here’s How to Repent For It

New Study: Three-Quarters of American Giving Goes to Religion

Will Mindfulness Change the World? Daniel Goleman Isn’t Sure

Meditation is Not Religion or Spirituality—It’s Technology

Bagels Aren’t Enough

“To the Wonder”: Terrence Malick’s Mystical Lens

Marriage Equality: A Civil Religious Moment

“Mad to Be Saved”: On the Road as Cautionary Tale

Why I’m Grateful for 2012, The Rapture, and other Millennial Delusions

Reparative Therapy is Quackery, Rabbis Agree—But that Doesn’t Mean it’s Okay to Be Gay

Apocalypse Now and Then: Our Global Death Wish

Olympic Committee Opposes Memorial for Israeli Athletes Killed in Munich

Meditation is Very Relaxing, Says New York Times

Traditional Marriage: One Man, Many Women, Some Girls, Some Slaves

Israeli Conservative Movement Will Ordain Gay Rabbis

Transgender, Scientologist, “Cult Hero”

All Your Dead Mormons Are Belong To Us

A Nobel Prize for LGBT Civil Rights?

The Good Liberal Fear of a Yoga Planet: The rationalist prejudice against spirituality

Why Rick Santorum Can’t Just Say “God Doesn’t Want You To Be Gay”: Gay rights and the collapse of pseudo-secularism

Matisyahu Shaves His Beard

Religious Belief or Mental Illness?: Jeff Nichols’ new film, “Take Shelter,” asks the question

Why an Orthodox Anti-Gay Declaration is Actually Good for the Gays

Who Would Jesus Bully?

#Occupy: A Deeper Form of Protest?

Swift-Boat Veterans of American Jewry Charge Anti-Semitism at Occupy Wall Street

The Religious Duty to Come Out

Honest Work: On Steve Jobs, #occupywallst, and Usury

Queer Repentance: On Not Surrendering to a Text, to Guilt, or to Habit

Does Religion Justify the Murder of Troy Davis?

Burning Man in the Age of Rick Perry: Revelation, Pluralism, and Moral Imperative

The Trouble With Harry (Potter): Religious Conservatives Do Have Something to Fear

The Battle Beneath the Battle: Do Gay People Exist?

Whatever Works: How Christians Talk About Homosexuality: A Conversation with Mark Jordan

Tree of Life, Book of Job

Tornado Hits the Heartland: Is God Punishing Us?

Hysterical Heretical Hollywood Humanism: The Theology of The Adjustment Bureau

The Tea Party are Sodomites

Should Gays and Lesbians Argue Scripture? A Dialogue

Sex and Civilization: The Body as Battleground

A Life After Death Double-Feature: Eastwood’s Hereafter and Noe’s Enter the Void

Political Consequences of a Judging God: A Yom Kippur Reflection

The Anti-Defamation League Jumps the Shark

Does the Bible Really Call Homosexuality an “Abomination”?

Reuters

Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision puts faith in compromise

Why corporations don’t deserve religious freedom

Salon

Meditation isn’t a “hippie indulgence”

SCOTUS, civil religious court

What’s next for gay marriage: Conservatism

The Polyamory Trap

Shma

‘Abomination’ is Hate Speech

Hot is the New Cool

Jewish Hipster Cool is Dead

Slate

Is happiness worth losing your memory?

Stanford Environmental Law Journal

Geoengineering: A Climate Change Manhattan Project

The Atlantic

Yes, Marina Abramović Is Selling Out—and That’s OK

Theology & Sexuality Journal

Check back soon for articles from Theology & Sexuality Journal.

Tikkun

Occupy the Dharma: How Contemplative Practice Will Save the World

The Gift of the Gay Rights Debate

Ten Reasons Gay Rights is a Religious Issue

Prayer and Nonduality

Transformation of Consciousness as Messianic Age: A Nondual, non-triumphalist view

Conservative Judaism: Good for the Gays?

Times Union

God, gay dichotomy must end

Torah Queeries

Liberation from Passover

Into Life: On Parshat Va’era

A Less Innocent Love: On Parshat Va’etchanan

It’s the Purity, Stupid: Reading Leviticus in Context- Why “God hates fags” just like God hates shrimp

Tricycle

Let’s Get Real: Wisdom 2.0 Wraps Up

The Dharma is Out of Control

Wisdom 2.0 Opens With a Challenge

Who’s Afraid of Wisdom?

Tulsa Law Review

Geoengineering and Climate Management: From Marginality to Inevitablity

USA Today Magazine

Dispelling the Myth of God versus Gay

White Crane

Shortbus: Best Gay Movie Ever

Yahoo News

‘Religious Freedom’ Not to Serve Jews?

Yale Law Journal

Rethinking Regulatory Reform: Toxics, Politics, and Ethics

Zeek

Why Climate Change is Bad for the Jews

Judaism 2030: Visions of a Jewish Tomorrow

Hasidism and “Nature”: Negation and Affirmation

Story is the Peril of Service

The Hebrew Goddess: Complexity, Unity, Gender, and Society

Why it’s good for Jews to Meditate

Jewish Enlightenment : Neo-Hasidism and Vedanta

The Nonduality Dialogues

Impermanence

Beyond Oneness

In Defense of Spiritual Vulgarity

Monotheism and the Spirits of Nature

Rethinking Jewish Spirituality

Peoples of the Blog

The Trouble with Business

The Dream of the Magician

A Jewish Perspective on the Jhanas, part 2

A Jewish Perspective on the Jhanas, part 1

Is Life but a Dream

Why Ramakrishna Matters

Spirituality as Satanism

Against Integration

Monogamy and Monotheism

Sick Enough for Religion

The Blues, Prayer, and Unrequited Love

Polytheism and Nonduality

It’s the Deep Structure, Stupid

A BuJu Responds to Sam Harris

The Gifts of Boredom

Entering the Gate of Sadness

Free Will: The Last Gasp of the Unenlightened Mind

Why I Study Sabbateanism

Fantasy and Totalitarianism: On Ministering to Special Cases

Getting Serious About a Religion of Love

Keep Your Godwrestling, Thanks: The Use and Limits of Jewish Theology

Stop Seeking: Paradoxes of the Spiritual Path

Zeek is not a Gay Magazine (but it is out)

Religion and Insanity

Kashrut and Nonduality

Yom Kippur and Nonduality

Spirituality in a Time of Seriousness

My Journey to Flexidoxy, or, At Home on the Slippery Slope

Fear of Fun

The Freedom of Being

Flakes- Why ‘spiritual’ people are often so unreliable

Friends in High Places: An interview with Congressmen Barney Frank and Gary Ackerman

Christmas in Jerusalem: Zionism, Ordinariness, and the Situation

Hitler and God: The Perils of Pantheism

Fresh Baked Bread: Ideas about the thing, and the thing itself

Fetishizing the Trigger: How spirituality turns to fundamentalism

Guilt and Groundedness: Religion, guilt, and the geology of the self

Does Mysticism Prove the Existence of God? Mysticism, nonduality, and what we can learn through meditation

Star Wars, George Bush, Judaism, and the Penis- From Baal and Asherah to Neo-cons and the Sith

When Dialogue Harms- How responsible political discourse can sometimes hurt the self

Hedgehogs, foxes, and dilettantes

Shakey: An Essay on Anger- Working with anger on the contemplative path

I Still Believe that People are Good at Heart: Spirituality and human nature

The Knowing: A mystical poem

Three Jewish Books on Sadness: A rabbi, a widow, and a therapist address the demon of sadness

Am I Religious? Religion, spirituality, and living as if it mattered

Deconstructing Zell Miller: A close reading of right-wing political rhetoric

How can you be gay and Jewish?

The Spiritual Foundations of Bushism

Hasidism and Homoeroticism

How I Finally Learned to Accept Christ in My Heart

Wrestling with Steve Greenberg

Life During Wartime, or, Freedom and the Ordinary

Passion and Violence

You are God in Drag: Notes from and after retreat

Thinking despite Doubt and Feeling despite Truth

Energy

From Aleph to Tough: A Poet Who Does Not Merely Refer to Existing Tradition, but “Makes It New”

What is Burning Man?

The Queer Guy at the Strip Club