Intimate relationships bring two people together in a unique emotional and physical connection. This is something to celebrate, whether through the public festivity of a wedding, or in the private reflection of immersion in the mikveh. Sanctifying our intimate relationships elevates these unions and gives them a context of meaning and joy.
Sanctifying Intimate Relationships
We wanted a traditional Jewish wedding, but, as two women, we weren’t a traditional Jewish couple. From our journey down the aisle to the blessings after the wedding meal, every part of the...
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When Freedom to Marry, an organization dedicated to ending marriage discrimination, posted about my essay in Tablet Magazine, I was astounded by the tremendous response to the post and by the...