Judaism and Homosexuality: An Authentic Orthodox View

Judaism and Homosexuality An Authentic Orthodox View In light of modern changes in attitude regarding homosexuality and recent controversy surrounding Government legislation Orthodox Rabbi Chaim Rapoport Chief Medical Advisor in the Cabinet of the Ch

  • Title: Judaism and Homosexuality: An Authentic Orthodox View
  • Author: Chaim Rapoport
  • ISBN: 9780853034520
  • Page: 104
  • Format: Paperback
  • In light of modern changes in attitude regarding homosexuality, and recent controversy surrounding Government legislation, Orthodox Rabbi Chaim Rapoport, Chief Medical Advisor in the Cabinet of the Chief Rabbi of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, explores the Jewish stance on homosexuality Rabbi Rapoport combines an unswerving commitment to Jewish Law, teachings and valIn light of modern changes in attitude regarding homosexuality, and recent controversy surrounding Government legislation, Orthodox Rabbi Chaim Rapoport, Chief Medical Advisor in the Cabinet of the Chief Rabbi of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, explores the Jewish stance on homosexuality Rabbi Rapoport combines an unswerving commitment to Jewish Law, teachings and values with a balanced, understanding perspective that has, arguably, been lacking among many in the Orthodox Jewish establishment This work represents a milestone in understanding an issue at the heart of a great deal of debate, not to mention prejudice and discrimination It will undoubtedly be a vehicle for future discussion and will serve as a brick in the wall of an increasingly harmonious World Jewish Community The book combines clearly written prose for instant and easy access with exhaustive endnotes for all those who wish to explore the issue further Judaism and Homosexuality is the first word on Orthodox attitudes to homosexuality, and will be a must have on the desk of all professionals who find themselves in positions of guidance with the Jewish community.

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    1. I read this for work :)(Note that I am queer, trans and formerly Orthodox, still quite traditionally observant, also married in a very much non-straight marriage.)tl;dr summary: the author is trying very hard to resolve the unresolvable situation that Jewish law is against homosexual acts - especially, but not exclusively, related to gay men - but most gay people are actually nice and sometimes they are religious, too? (Not really a spoiler: the situation is not resolved.)The author does reject [...]

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