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Yeshiva vs. Pride

A discussion of the Supreme Court’s ruling that allows Yeshiva University to refuse to recognize an LGBTQ club for its students.

An Israeli man wears a rainbow kippa during the annual Gay Pride march in Jerusalem on July 21, 2016. (Thomas COex/AFP/Getty Images via JTA)
An Israeli man wears a rainbow kippa during the annual Gay Pride march in Jerusalem on July 21, 2016. (Thomas COex/AFP/Getty Images via JTA)

On Friday, SCOTUS issued an order by Justice Sonia Sotomayor that allows Yeshiva University in New York to refuse to recognize an LGBTQ club for students. In this episode of Identity/Crisis, Miryam Kabakov, Executive Director and Co-founder of Eshel, and award-winning writer and Rabbi Steve Greenberg, discuss the case and the unfolding process through which conservative religious communities, such as Orthodox Judaism, define the norms of that community. Listen here:

Identity/Crisis is a weekly podcast from the Shalom Hartman Institute about news and ideas.

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