Rabbi Steve Greenberg to lead series of events on issues in Judaism March 19-21

Rabbi Steven GreenbergThe Laura & Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University will bring Rabbi Steve Greenberg to campus and Cleveland for a series of events March 19-21.

Greenberg is an award-winning author, noted teacher and religious iconoclast who has led the fight to make Orthodox Judaism more open and inclusive and accepting of homosexual members.

Winner of the Koret Book Award for Philosophy and Thought, Greenberg is the author of the book Wrestling with God & Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition.

All events will take place at the Siegal facility (26500 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood), unless otherwise noted.

Models of Inclusion for an Exclusive People
Tuesday, March 19, noon
$36, includes lunch (dietary laws observed)
Jewish Federation of Cleveland, 25701 Science Park Dr., Beachwood, OH.

Creating a Supportive Environment for LGBT Youth: Thoughts and Discussion for Parents, and Teens (in conjunction with @Akiva Center for Jewish Teens)
Tuesday, March 19, 6 p.m.
Free and open to the public. Reserved/preferred seating available for $18

Abomination Soup: Law, Reason and the Problem of Homosexuality
(Wednesday, March 20, 9:30-11 a.m.) and Six Queer Heroes and Scoundrels: Where are the Queers in Jewish History? (Thursday, March 21, 9:30-11 a.m.)
$25 for both sessions

Adam and Steve, Amy and Eve: Finding a Unique Marital Ritual for Queer Jews
Wednesday, March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public. Reserved/preferred seating available for $18

Jews and Food: What Does Food Mean to Us Food Obsessed Jews?
Thursday, March 21, noon
$36, includes lunch (dietary laws observed)

Trembling Before G-d Screening & Discussion
Thursday, March 21, 7 p.m.
Q&A following with Rabbi Steve Greenberg, 8:30 p.m.
Free for students, $5 otherwise
CWRU Campus-Hillel Building (11291 Euclid Ave.)

To register for any of these sessions, visit case.edu/lifelonglearning or call Sheryl Hirsh at 216.368.2091.