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June is Pride Month. Celebrate it!

Upcoming Pride Events

BYO Picnic Dinner Before Pride Shabbat

Friday, June 3 | 6-7:30 pm | Congregation Bet Haverim
Join Congregation Bet Haverim for an informal BYO picnic (BYO dinner + chair or blanket) before Pride Shabbat services.  There will be tables available for those who do not wish to sit on the lawn. Register here.

Pride Shabbat

Friday, June 3 | 7:30-9 pm | Congregation Bet Haverim or Virtual
Join Congregation Bet Haverim for their annual Pride Shabbat with Rabbi Dayle and Will Robertson. A very celebratory service will begin at 7:30 pm in person outside at CBH (weather permitting) and on Zoom, featuring: special songs and prayers led by members and Rabbi Dayle, Dedication of a Pride Torah mantle made by Carolyn Levant-Lee, and more! Register today.

Fight for Trans Rights

Sunday, June 12 | 2 – 4 pm | Georgia State Capitol
Pride celebrations are critical are because gender and sexually diverse people experience disproportionate harassment, discrimination, and alienation. In 2022 there have been over 285 anti-LGBTQ+ pieces of legislation across the country. In Georgia, the GA High School Sports Association chose to mandate discrimination against transgender youth in school sports. This decision can be reversed. Come to the Solidarity Rally for transgender youth on Sun. June 12 from 2-4 at the Georgia State Capitol.

Words Matter: Queer Reads with SOJOURN

Wednesday, June 22 | 7:30 pm | Virtual
Words Matter: Queer Reads with SOJOURN is a book discussion series where we focus on gender and sexually diverse Jewish authors. Each month, they will be reading and discussing a queer Jewish work of fiction, nonfiction, or memoir. The meetings are over Zoom to discuss the readings and the importance of queer Jewish perspectives. Learn more and register.

Pride Outside: A Musical Celebration!

Sunday, June 26 | 6 pm
Pride Outside is SOJOURN’s musical celebration for national Pride month! After 2 years of Pride Inside, we’re excited to gather in person, enjoy some local bands, and be in community with one another. The event will take place on Sunday, June 26 at 6 pm, and will feature The PussyWillows and Khaliko. Register to attend here!

Although the world celebrates Pride in June, Atlanta’s Festival and Parade is in October (Thursday, October 8 through Friday, October 9, 2022). Get ready to break participation records from our Jewish community.

Visit Atlanta Pride and SOJOURN to see more ongoing activities for the LGBTQ+ community and its allies.

More for Pride

Host your own Pride Shabbat

Every Friday in June 2022
OneTable invites you to host Pride Shabbats all through June. Together, we can ensure that each person has the power and support to share themselves in a way that is present and holy for them. Include the word “pride” in your Shabbat dinner title or description + receive a discount code for The Queer Agenda game! Become a host.

Queer Shabbat: A OneTable Guide

Co-created with Eli Gale and Ren Weinstock, this guide showcases some of the ways in which queerness and the rituals of Shabbat intersect. Read the Queer Shabbat Guide.

Pride Shabbat

The OneTable and JQ International bring you this Pride Shabbat guide centered on the Jewish value of V’ahavta L’reacha Kamocha: love your neighbor as yourself. Use this guide to rest, feel, and celebrate one of the queer community’s greatest strengths – resilience. Read the Pride Shabbat Guide.

Taste the Rainbow: 10 Rainbow Recipes

If you are looking to elevate your dinner and celebrate with your LGBTQ+ pals, here’s a list of 10 rainbow recipes to take your Pride Shabbat to the next level. Show me the recipes.

Click here to look through more Pride resources from OneTable.

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