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FIRST LGBTI PRIDE EVENT TO TAKE PLACE IN MELBOURNE SYNAGOGUE

TEMPLE-Beth-Israel at St Kilda will host the first-ever LGBTI pride event held in a Victorian synagogue later this month to coincide with Midsumma.\n

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26th January 2014 11:23

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Oceania

The event is a collaboration between the synagogue and Keshet, a national organisation founded to educate the Jewish community about LGBTI Jewish people, and is set to honour key community members.

Among those receiving awards are Transgender Victoria Executive Director Sally Goldner, and gay couple Kristen Adriaan and Ilana Gelbart, who celebrated Victoria’s first Jewish same- sex commitment ceremony at Temple Beth-Israel last year.

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