As progressive Jews, we are deeply committed to the defence of freedom, tolerance, democracy and human rights values, and especially to the fight against all kinds of discrimination based on sexual orientation and homophobia.
Our community is specially active in this sense, not only “indoors”, where we are egalitarian and inclusive, but also “outdoors”, where we are visible, collaborative with LGBT collectives of civil society and religious movements, and participating in public meetings to spread or condemn any violation of the 40.8 article of Estatut d’ Autonomía de Catalunya:
“The public authorities shall promote the equality of all individuals, regardless of background, nationality, gender, race, religion, social condition or sexual orientation, and shall also promote the eradication of racism, anti-Semitism, xenophobia, homophobia, and of any other manifestation that may constitute a violation of the equality and dignity of the individual.“
Obviously, and in accordance with our values, LGBT Jews, married or single, with or without children, are welcome to become members, and correspondingly they enjoy the same religious and communitarian privileges as the others members of the kehilah. We share in community the celebration or commemoration of the Jewish life cycle of all our members, with no distinction whatsoever, and we have an educational program that provides a welcoming and warm environment to children of non-traditional families.
Our educational activities promote and encourage diversity as a fundamental element of our community strength and richness.
In our kehilah we also promote initiatives and actions that address the contribution of gays, lesbians, bisexuals or transsexual in Jewish communities, the inclusive forms of liturgy, the role of religious education in the fight against discrimination based on sexual orientation, and we also conduct communitarian debates and meetings with the LGBT collective.
With us you will have the opportunity to connect to your Judaism, to take part in all community activities and to contribute on all the actions that we carry out together with LGBT collectives and the European and American reform movement.