Andrew Ramer


Andrew Ramer lives in the Imaginal Republic of San Francisco. He is a member of Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, where he facilitated weekly Torah Study for many years and co-facilitated Queer Torah Study. In addition to serving as a conversion mentor he coached twenty-six bat and bar mitzvah students writing their sermons, and was a major contributor to Sha’ar Zahav’s newly published siddur.

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Queering the Text: Biblical, Medieval and Modern Jewish Stories
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Reform
Andrew Ramer's new book, Queering the Text: Biblical, Medieval, and Modern Jewish Stories , grapples with traditional midrashim, plays with homoerotic love poems from medieval Spain , and envisions alternate versions of the present. Inspired by the pioneering work of Jewish feminists, using the same narrative tools as the rabbis of old, Ramer has crafted stories that anchor LGBT lives.

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bible    gay    hebrew    jewish myth    judaism    lesbian    midrash    queer    religion