Tag: Beth El Binah

VIDEO: Mark Shekter talks about MOM

Earlier this year, he won the GLBT Chamber of Commerce’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In April, he spoke at Outrageous Oral telling the story of Meals on the Move, the first program in Dallas to deliver meals to the homes of people with AIDS who were too sick to get out of their homes. MOM was responsible for delivering tens of thousands of meals.

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Purim — the gayest Jewish holiday

Purim is the gayest Jewish holiday — sort of Halloween and Christmas rolled into one. It’s the traditional gift-giving holiday (not Chanukah) and the day when everyone dresses up in costumes. Even Orthodox rabbis have ruled that it’s the one day during the year when men may dress as women.

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PHOTOS: Black Tie distribution party

Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin flew into town to receive a check for more than half a million dollar. Resource Center Dallas CEO Cece Cox and other staff picked up a check for more than $75,000, a Black Tie Dinner record for one organization. Erik Folkerth received a special award on behalf of Northaven United Methodist Church for selling more than 100 raffle tickets, another BTD record.

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Beth El Binah participates in Mitzvah Day

Congregation Beth El Binah helped plan and will participate in Mitzvah Day on Oct. 30 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Jewish Federation of Dallas. “Mitzvah” means “commandment.” To do a mitzvah...

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Congregation Beth El Binah rings in the new year

Happy 5772. Congregation Beth El Binah celebrates Rosh HaShanah, literally “Head of the Year,” with services at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center at 8 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Services will be conducted...

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