LGBTQ Sedar - Celebrating Our Freedoms

April 8, 2014, 6:30PM - We are excited to partner with the GLCCB for an inspiring pre- Passover seder, led by Rabbi Gila Ruskin. Also open to allies and families. Paid reservations required by April 3. For more information…. Click here.
Rabbi Panel Discussion: Sexual Orientation 

April 3, 2014, 7PM - A program presented by the Towson University Counseling Center in partnership with JQ Baltimore.  This educational event, at Towson University, is open to the community and will feature a panel including rabbis and Jewish members of the LGBT community. Click here for more details.
An Evening of Karaoke 

February 22, 2014, 8PM - LET"S HEAR YOUR BEST NOTE! Join us for a casual evening of fun and karaoke at Lane and David's home, near Druid Park. Bring something you'd like for a snack or drink. RSVP: jqbaltimore@gmail.com for location. Want to help set up? Let us know that too. Tell your friends! See you there.
A Conversation About Same-Sex Marriage

March 2, 2014, 1-3PM - Presented by the Keshet Parent & Family Connection in partnership with JQ BaltimoreJoin us for a panel discussion to explore the process and experience of gay weddings and marriages in Jewish tradition. We'll hear from same-sex married couples, parents of gay married couples, and clergy who have performed gay weddings. For more information email jqbaltimore@gmail.com. Refreshments will be served. Hosted by Beth El Congregation and open to the broader community. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!!
Queer Shabbat Potluck Dinner 2014

January 10, 2014 at 7 pm - our first Queer Shabbat Potluck Dinner of the new year, 2014. Molly Amster is hosting this warm, friendly gathering at her home. Space is limited so please reply to jqbaltimore@gmail.com by January 9. All food should be vegetarian. When you reply, please indicate what dish you plan to bring and whether or not it is kosher. Also, please label your dish accordingly so that we can make the dinner inclusive to all. 
JQ Baltimore Cocktail Party

December 8, 2013, 4:30-6:00 pm. Hosted by Rachel Elliot and Ray Hall, 5733 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore. Join us for an open bar and kosher hors d'oeuvres as we get to know each other. We'll also take a look back at all that JQB has accomplished this year and discuss our aspirations for the coming year. Hope to see you there. Please email your reply to jqbaltimore@gmail.com, no later than December 5. 
Hannukah Brew Haha

December 3, 2013, 7:30-9:30 pm. JQ Baltimore is proud to partner with Charm City Tribe for this unique and exciting Hannukah celebration at Union Craft Brewery. For more info, visit http://www.jcc.org/clientuploads/Pdfs/HanukahBrewHaHa.pdf

Celebrate!


End of the Year Picnic

Come celebrate with Bolton Street Synagogue, Charm City Tribe and JQBaltimore as we look towards the end of the Jewish New Year and prepare to welcome a new one. Bring your dinner and your picnic gear to 212 W Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21210 from 6-8pm to share reflections and blessings with Rabbi Jessy Gross, family and friends. Looking forward to seeing you there!




LGBTQ Community Wine & Cheese 

Join Baltimore’s growing Jewish LGBTQ community for a wine and cheese reception before viewing Melting Away. Hear from our special guest, lead actress, Hen Yanni.Event is free. Suggested donation $5. At 6:30pm, Gordon Center for Performing Arts.

Melting Away

Thursday, April 25; 7:30pm
Israel 2011; Director: Doron Eran
Hebrew, with English Subtitles; 86 minutes


When Assaf’s parents discover women’s clothing under his mattress, the teen is forced to move out. Assaf becomes a woman, Anna, singing at gay bars in Tel Aviv at night and pretending to be a nurse by day. Anna’s mother searches for her "son" after her husband is diagnosed with terminal cancer. For the first time in Israeli cinema, a feature film portrays parents who are learning to deal with a transgendered child.

Tell your parents....

Eshel Retreat for Orthodox Parents of LGBT Children

JQ Baltimore is proud to be a community partner for this national shabbaton, located in the Baltimore area. 

Where will you be for Seder?

Happy Passover

Looking for a place to go for a Passover Sedar? We can help you find a sedar that is welcoming. Email us at jqbaltimore@gmail.com
General Body Meeting

Help us build our community. Hear about upcoming events and give your input on future events and initiatives.

Sunday, March 10, 2013,
7:00-8:30p.m.
B'nai Israel Congregation,
27 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, 21202