Queer Talmud Camp is a gathering of queer folks, radicals, and seekers who come together for five days to immerse themselves in rigorous yeshiva-style learning in warm, loving, and joyful community. At Queer Talmud Camp we build a vibrant learning space that celebrates queer culture, cultivates inter-generational relationships, and reveals the deeply rooted radical queerness of the Jewish tradition.
While we are sad that we will not gather in person together, we are excited to be offering a new way to engage with the Queer Talmud Camp community this summer that honors and recognizes the changing circumstances in our society, and affirms our commitment to creating an accessible, joyful, vibrant intergenerational Queer community.
Queer Talmud Camp: Diaspora Edition is an online 5-day experience from August 2-6, 2020, where you’ll get the chance to connect to the tradition, Queer community, and yourselves through traditionally radical Talmud study.
QTC: Diaspora Edition is full and we’re no longer accepting registrations. Click here to find out about our upcoming programs and we hope to learn with you soon!
Whether you’re an advanced Talmud learner or an absolute beginner, Queer Talmud Camp is for you! All you need is the ability to decode your alef-bet (i.e. sound out your Hebrew letters), and you’ll be learning Talmud in the original Hebrew/Aramaic. We guarantee it!
The bet midrash (learning space) is mixed-level: Beginners learn the Talmud text and Rashi, and the more advanced learners go beyond the Talmud and Rashi into codes and medieval commentaries. All texts are learned in the original Hebrew/Aramaic, without translation. But don’t let that scare you! Remember, even if you can only sound out your alef-bet, you can do this!
Queer Talmud Camp is supported in part by generous grants from