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May 2017

Trump’s “Religious Freedom” Executive Order: A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing www.newnownext.com May 4th, 2017/ Rabbi Denise L. Eger

 

June 2016

Alumna Rabbi Denise L. Eger is a voice of the people dornsife.usc.edu June 29th, 2016/ Michelle Boston

Israel's First Out Transgender Officer Gets Personal at Congregation Kol Ami lapride.com, June 27th, 2016/ Karen Ocamb

Transgender Israeli Soldier Speaks at WeHo's Congregation Kol Ami wehoville.com, June 25th, 2016

After Orlando, Heartbroken, but with resolve jewishjournal.com June 15th, 2016

More than 2,000 gather at L.A. City Hall to mourn 'those amazing, precious souls in Orlando' latimes.com June 13th, 2016

May 2016

Rabbi Denise L. Eger is a guest on the HUC-JIR's College Commons Bully Pulpit Podcast speaking on "Torah for Our Times" collegecommons.huc.edu

April 2016

Rabbi Denise L. Eger is honored alongside Mayor Garcetti and others by the Stonewall Democratic Club thepridela.com April 22nd, 2016

February 2016

American Jews helped create prayer space equality at Kotel jewishjournal.com February 11th, 2016

December 2015

How 'Transparent' is Reshaping Image of Transgender Jews (featuring quotes from Rabbi Denise Eger) forward.com

July 2015

CCAR Condemns Deceptive Campaign against Planned Parenthood ccarnet.org, July 27th, 2015

June 2015

CCAR Condemns Attack on South Carolina Church ccarnet.org, June 18th, 2015

April 2015

Rabbi Eger is a featured speaker in the Plenary Session LGBT Equality Discussion at the Consultation on Conscience, Washington D.C. April 26 - 28, 2015

Central Conference of American Rabbis Condemns Beating of Charlie Kalech and Alden Solovy By Ushers at the Kotel in Jerusalem ccarnet.org, April 22nd, 2015

March 2015

"Rabbi Denise Eger seeks to open doors wider to all Jews" Jewish Journal, March 3rd, 2014/ Tess Cutler

"Reform rabbis gather in Philadelphia to appoint first openly gay president" NewsWork.org, March 12th, 2015/ Kimberly Haas

"Rabbi Denise Eger To Become First Openly Gay President Of The Central Conference Of American Rabbis" Huffington Post, March 13th, 2015/ Antonia Blumberg

"Largest Rabbinical Organization In North America Welcomes First Openly Gay President" Philadelphia.CBSLocal.com, March 15th, 2015/ Molly Daly

"First openly gay president of Reform Judaism rabbi group to be installed" Philly.com, March 15th, 2015/ Alan J. Heavens

"Lesbian Rabbi Is to Become President of Reform Group" New York Times, March 15th, 2015/ Rachel Zoll for the Associated Press

"Rabbi Denise Eger Becomes First Openly Gay Leader of Reform Judaism’s Largest Group" WEHOVille.com, March 15th, 2015

"U.S. Reform Jewish group welcomes first openly lesbian president" National Monitor, March 15th, 2015/ Katharine Gripp

"HRC Religion Council Member Becomes First LGBT President of Central Conference of American Rabbis" HumanRightsCampaign.org, March 16th, 2015/ Michael Toumayan

"US Reform Judaism appoints first gay woman as top rabbi" GayStarNews.com, March 16th, 2015/ Andrew Potts

"US Reform Jewish rabbis appoint lesbian president" PinkNews.co.uk, March 16th, 2015/ Nick Duffy

"The Rise of LGBT Rights Is An Existential Threat to Conservative Religious Groups" ThinkProgress.org, March 17th, 2015/ Jack Jenkins

"Op-ed: Religions Must Open Their Doors to LGBT Members" TheAdvocate.com, March 17th, 2015/ Rabbi Denise L. Eger

February 2015

"First a Deadly Car Crash, Now a Bright New Facade for Congregation Kol Ami", WEHOVille.com, February 13th, 2015/ Henry (Hank) Scott

January 2015

"Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Vayechi with Rabbi Denise Eger", Jewish Journal, January 2nd, 2015/ Shmuel Rosner

December 2014

"What does Judaism Say About LGBT People?", Advocate.com, December 3rd, 2014/ Rabbi Denise Eger

November 2014

"L.A. Panel Features Prominent Pro-LGBT Religious Figures: Four prominent pro-LGBT religious figures were lauded as pioneers at a panel discussion called 'Is Religion Getting Us to LGBTQ Equality?'" Advocate.com, November 14th, 2014/ Stevie St. John

August 2014

Introducing “Lights in the Forest: Rabbis Respond to Twelve Essential Jewish Questions”, CCARAVBLOG, August 20th, 2014/ Andy Kahn

July 2014

Faith Leaders Sign Letter Opposing Religious Exemption For LGBT Hiring Non-Discrimination,
Huffington Post, July 8th, 2014/ Antonia Blumberg

April 2014

Biden's LGBTQ Message carries Jewish echoes, Jewish Journal, April 2nd, 2014/ Rabbi Denise L. Eger 

March 2014

What Fred Phelps Didn't Learn From Sodom and Gomorrah, Huffington Post, March, 21st, 2014/ Rabbi Denise L. Eger

Fall 2013

Why L.A.? Why Women? And Why Now? Lilith.org, Fall 2013/ Liz Safirstein Leshin
 
September 20, 2013

It Happened Again (and Again), Huffington Post, November 20th, 2013/ Rabbi Denise L. Eger
 
June 2013

4 Influential WeHo’ans in the Fight Against Prop 8, WehoVille, June 26th, 2013/ Dan Watson
 

 

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