In the years since the original Kulanu was published, there has been great progress in the way the Jewish community in general and the synagogue community in particular have welcomed gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews. It is to the credit of the Reform Movement, its congregations, clergy, and leaders that this not always quiet revolution has
emerged. The revised and expanded edition of Kulanu reflects much of the change that has taken place.
With over 500 pages of material, it includes personal reflections, insightful essays, blessings and texts, Reform resolutions and responsa, three classroom lessons, an extensive bibliography and glossary, and much more, much like the original Kulanu did ten years ago, this edition will help pave the way for GLBT inclusion in our synagogue community for years to come.
Rabbi Richard Address has devoted his career to helping transform
synagogues into caring communities. Now, in his most personal work to
date, he explores how the notion of a caring community can be
transformative for individuals, particularly baby boomers struggling
with issues of aging and mortality.
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