Found Tribe:
Jewish Coming-out Stories

Edited by Lawrence Schimel

 ISBN 1-890932-20=5
 Trade Paper
 Publication Date May 2002


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  Courage! Spirit! Identity!

Gay Jewish men write with courage, humor and insight about embracing their spiritual and sexual identities in this collection of intimate essays.

Contributing authors include: David Bergman, Gabriel Blau, David ian Cavill, Edward M. Cohen, Rabbi Steve Greenberg, Daniel M. Jaffe, Arnie, Kantrowitz, Gabriel Lampert, andrew, marin, Jesse G. Montegudo, Jullian Padilla, Lev Raphael, Andrew Ramer, Philip Ritari, David Rosen, Lawrence Schimel, Jonathan Wald

Found Tribe contains precious gifts helping us to understand, value, and celebrate our gay friends and family members. Readers will find these essays personally liberating and validating in their own religious and spiritual journeys. Laura Seigal, co-editor Out of the Closet Into out Hears: Celebrating Out Gay / Lesbian Famuily Members

Funny, poignant, and thought-provoking, Found Tribe gives us a glimpse of the courage it takes to be honest with the ones you love, and the struggle to integrate Jewish beliefs with the realities of human love. this volme will be a valuable resource for families schools, and congregations who are committed to including gay Jews. Rabbi Janet Marder, Senior Rabbi of Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills, CA

FOUND TRIBE is a selection of both INSIGHTOUT Book Club and TRADITIONS book Clubs.

Lawrence Schimel is a poet and author or anthologizer of over fifty titles. He won the 1998 Lambda Literary Award and was a finalist fo the small Press Book Award and the Firecracker Alternative Book Award for PoMosexuals: Challenging Assumptions About Gender and Sexuality. In 2001 he was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award for Kosher Meat Lawrence currently makes his home in Madrid and New York City where he continues to write and edit.


Also by Lawrence Schimel : "Kosher Meat"



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