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Hineini: Coming Out in a Jewish High School

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60 minutes
Source: Keshet

A lesbian student at a Jewish high school confronts her identity as a Jew and a lesbian, and is determined to establish a Gay-Straight Alliance at her school. Interviews with her, her family, her teachers, and other students illustrate how the school community struggled with their commitment to Jewish pluralism when confronting both Jewish tradition and social change.

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