The 37th World Zionist Congress, recently held in Jerusalem, is making history. The resolution “Recognition of Support for the LGBT Community” passed at the World Zionist Congress with 62 percent of the delegates voting in favor.
The following is a speech delivered on 11 September 2015, the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah, at a synagogue in Sydney.
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are upon us. The preceding month of Ellul is traditionally a time for introspection, to consider where we are, where we are going, where we want to go.