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Judaism and Homosexuality

An Authentic Orthodox View

by Rabbi Chaim Rapoport

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Published by Vallentine Mitchell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism - General,
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • Gender Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9567615M
    ISBN 100853035016
    ISBN 109780853035015

      Judaism and Homosexuality. to support their cherished book, The dispute of whether or not homosexuality is accepted in Judaism continues to be a . JUDAISM AND HOMOSEXUALITY: OTHER GROUPS. Sponsored link. Reconstructionist Judaism: The Reconstructionist movement of Judaism is a small and very liberal group within the religion. It was founded in Their total membership is ab in North America.

      Emphasizing developments in American Judaism in the last quarter century among active participants in Jewish worship, this book provides both a look back into the year history of Judaic life and a well-crafted portrait of a multifaceted tradition today. “Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism,” edited by Alan Slomowitz and Alison Feit, adds a significant new chapter to the modest literature that exists on the.

    Rabbi Chaim Rapoport's book: Judaism and Homosexuality: An Authentic Orthodox View() is written from the viewpoint of mainstream modern Jewish Orthodoxy. Rapoport, a rabbi to a congregation in Ilford, London and a member of the chief rabbi's cabinet, also has experience counselling Jewish homosexual students, in the course of which he says he 'listened, researched, discussed, consulted 5/5(8). Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism will be of great interest to psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists as well as members and leaders of Jewish communities working with LGBTQ issues.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Sexual identity and psychoanalysis in traditional.


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Judaism and Homosexuality by Rabbi Chaim Rapoport Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rabbi Chaim Rapoport's book: Judaism and Homosexuality: An Authentic Orthodox View () is written from the viewpoint of mainstream modern Jewish Orthodoxy.

Rapoport, a rabbi to a congregation in Ilford, London and a member of the chief rabbi's cabinet, also has experience counselling Jewish homosexual students, in the course of which he says /5(11).

The sources of Judaism’s traditional position on homosexuality and gay issues are well known. Two verses in Leviticus (Leviticus and Leviticus ) express unequivocal condemnation of male homosexual sex (although it is not clear whether what is referred to is intercourse or all sexual acts between men).

According to Leviticus “If a man lies with a man as one lies with a. Judaism cannot make peace with homosexuality because homosexuality denies many of Judaism’s most fundamental principles. It denies life, it denies God’s expressed desire that men and women cohabit, and it denies the root structure that Judaism wishes for all mankind, the family.

If one can speak of Judaism’s essence, it is contained in. Judaism For Dummies, 2nd Edition By Rabbi Ted Falcon, David Blatner The Jewish text, the Torah, says very little about homosexuality, but one verse has been used to justify the condemnation of a man’s primary relationship with another man: “You shall not lie with a man as with a woman” (Lev.

Orthodox Judaism has not changed its policy, and still views homosexuality, or at least anal sex, among men as a grave sin, since the Bible explicitly says so. As for lesbians, Jewish law has ignored homosexuality among women, with the exception of a passage in the Talmud banning it because it could lead women to have illicit sex with men.

Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism explores the often incommensurable and irreconcilable beliefs and understandings of sexuality and gender in the Orthodox Jewish community from psychoanalytic, rabbinic, feminist, and queer perspectives.

The book Judaism and Homosexuality book how seemingly irreconcilable differences might be resolved. 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.

The various movements within Judaism differ in their view of homosexuality. Traditional Judaism considers homosexual acts as a violation of Jewish law (halakha).More progressive movements of Judaism believe homosexuality today was not understood when the Bible was written so the Biblical prohibition of homosexual acts needs to be : Lisa Katz.

As for the Torah/Halakhah prohibiting homosexual acts, I would argue that if homosexuality is indeed proven to be inborn, Rabbinic Judaism would need to rethink its assumptions regarding sexuality. The Rabbis of each generation have the ability to interpret the Torah and to set the Halakhah in light of the best understanding of that generation/5(7).

The story of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis does not explicitly identify homosexuality as the sin for which they were destroyed.

Some interpreters find the story of Sodom and a similar one in Judges 19 to condemn the violent rape of guests more than homosexuality, but the passage has historically been interpreted within Judaism and Christianity as a punishment for.

Judaism and Homosexuality book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In light of modern changes in attitude regarding homosexuality, /5.

This book contains articles authored by rabbis, mental health professionals and scholars on several sensitive and controversial topics in Judaism. The first half of the book deals with the extreme standards of sexual modesty and gender separation in the haredi, Gur Hasidim and Neturei Karta communities.

In the second half of the book, the issue of homosexuality is discussed. His book Judaism and Homosexuality: An Authentic Orthodox View was prefaced by the late Berel Berkowitz, Dayan of the Beth Din of the Federation of Synagogues.

The book. The subject of homosexuality in Judaism dates back to the Biblical book of Leviticus. This describes sexual intercourse between males as an "abomination" that may be subject to capital punishment, although Halakhic courts are not authorized to administer capital punishment in the absence of a Temple in Jerusalem.

The issue has been a subject of contention within modern Jewish denominations and. Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism explores the often incommensurable and irreconcilable beliefs and understandings of sexuality and gender in the Orthodox Jewish community from psychoanalytic, rabbinic, feminist, and queer perspectives.

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 /5(11).

The Book of Leviticus could be nicknamed "The Journal of Blood and Water." Throughout its chapters we find the words tamei — translated as "impure," and tahor — translated as "pure" — as markers of a system of taboos so strong, the penalty for daring to dismiss them is kareit, or "excommunication.".

Homosexuality Is Part of Jewish Tradition. Livneh was neither ultra-Orthodox nor Orthodox, but rather a Jewish nationalist, yet his main argument was that homosexuality is foreign to Judaism, constitutes a foreign influence by degenerate Western culture and should be combatted.

In his book “The Erotics of Kabbala” published in Author: Ofri Ilany. Learn and revise about what Judaism teaches about marriage, sexual relationships and homosexuality with BBC Bitesize GCSE Religious Studies. His book Judaism and Homosexuality: An Authentic Orthodox View was prefaced by the late Berel Berkowitz, Dayan of the Beth Din of the Federation of Synagogues.

He describes it as "the first meaningful attempt to articulate a strictly Orthodox perspective on the question of homosexuality.”.

Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism explores the often incommensurable and irreconcilable beliefs and understandings of sexuality and gender in the Orthodox Jewish community from psychoanalytic, rabbinic, feminist, and queer book explores how seemingly irreconcilable differences might be resolved.5/5(1).The subject of homosexuality and Judaism dates back to the Torah.

The book of Vayikra (Leviticus) is traditionally regarded as classifying s.Judaism rejects the suggestions that homosexuality is either a form of mental illness or an "acceptable alternate lifestyle." Judaism's positions would be a third and as yet unconsidered option.

Homosexuality is an activity entered into volitionally by individuals, who may be psychologically healthy, which is maladaptive and inappropriate.