J-Pride’s 2023 Pride Month events

pride parade group By Isaac Ezra Jennings • J-Pride Program Coordinator Happy Pride month everyone! Each year, throughout the month of June, communities across the world come together to celebrate the contributions and continued existence of LGBTQ+ individuals. Recently, the Human Rights Campaign declared a n[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: June 2022

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper Summer was slow to warm up this year, but all signs point to summer fun as the heat has finally arrived! With the Twin Cities Pride Festival right around the corner, and all the July 4th fun coming right after that, before long we’ll be feeling as though summer is nearly over—that’s the Minne[...]

J-Pride made its presence felt during Pride month

J-Pride's activities in June included a Shabbat service, happy hour, parade marching and more   By Jayce Koester • J-Pride Coordinator   Leading up to Pride, I kept joking that our Jewish new year turns over at Rosh HaShanah, the gregorian new year turns over on Jan. 1 and the [...]

All you need to know about Pride 2017

J-Pride brings together LGBTQ and allied folks in the Jewish community all year round, but June – LGBTQ Pride month – is an especially exciting month. Why June? The history of Pride goes back to the Stonewall Riots, which began on June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City. [...]