July 7, 2013

Broadcast Date: 
Jul 7 2013

Eve Sicular talks with playwright Jonathan Tolins, whose well-received comedy about Barbara Streisand, Buyer and Cellar, has just moved to the Barrow Street Theater after completing a successful run at the Rattlestick Theater this past spring. 

New York’s LGBT synagogue, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, celebrates the overturning of DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act) at their Gay Pride Shabbat.  We hear Roberta Kaplan, the lead attorney, and plaintiff Edie Windsor, address the ecstatic congregation.  

 Eve Sicular talks about the sea change in the Conservative movement’s views of same sex relations with Rabbi Jan Uhrbach, the spiritual leader of the Conservative Synagogue of the Hamptons and the Rabbinic Director of Nohar.