A new generation of Lesbian Jewish activism

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This article examines recent developments in Montreal lesbian, bisexual and queer women's Jewish community building. It begins with an overview of the issues facing GLBT Jews. It follows with background on Montreal's lesbian Jewish groups in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. It explores the author's personal perspective on queer Jewish identity and her role as coordinator of Nice Jewish Girls, a Montreal group for anyone who identifies as a lesbian, bisexual or queer woman and their non-Jewish partners and friends. It discusses the formation of the group, notably its inclusivencss. It briefly presents the recent activities of Nice Jewish, including holiday celebrations and cultural workshops. It concludes with possibilities for future plans for the group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-168
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Lesbian Studies
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005


  • Lesbian, bisexual, and queer women's Jewish community building
  • Lesbian, bisexual, and queer women's Jewish identity
  • Montreal

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