Gay Teens and Jewish Schools


Publication Date: January 1999

Publisher: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (U.S.)

Author(s): Steve Greenberg

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Identity Formation; Homosexuality; Orthodox Judaism; Youth

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The author explores attempts by traditional Jewish educators to address issues of sexual orientation among students. He critiques previous attempts to navigate between gay sexual orientation and the pressures of the religious environment and provides advice on ways counselors and teachers can support gay students in Jewish schools.