With a day to go until the launch of this year’s BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival, the best of queer cinema is about to take over BFI Southbank for a 31st glorious year. Gay Jewish characters have been the subject of great films from around the world, and the list below.
Lesbianism is not mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, in contrast to male homosexual The first Jewish novel by a woman that explored lesbian themes was.
The subject of homosexuality and Judaism dates back to the Torah. The book of Vayikra Conservative Judaism's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, which until December held The story of Ruth and Naomi in the Book of Ruth is also occasionally interpreted as the story of a lesbian couple, while the biblical.