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Monday, February 16 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Who Are These Orthodox Lesbians and Why Do They Keep Following Me?

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In the Mishnah Torah, Maimonides warned his male readers to "keep their wives away" from women known to sleep with other women.  Miryam Kabakov, editor of Keep Your Wives Away From Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desireswill discuss the subterranean communities of Orthodox Jewish lesbians with whom she has worked during the past two decades and what the future holds for Orthodox LGBT people.


Miryam Kabakov

Miryam Kabakov is an Executive Director of Eshel and the editor of Keep Your Wives Away From Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires (North Atlantic Books, May 2010), a collection of writings about the challenges and joys of LGBT Orthodox Jews. She attended the Ramaz Upper School... Read More →

Monday February 16, 2015 11:30am - 12:45pm EST

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