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Gay, Jewish and proud: Some Jews plan to infuse gay pride into Passover this year

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Jayson Littman, who is both Jewish and gay, shops for Passover supplies at the West Side Judaica in New York City. He plans to incorporate the new gay Haggadah into his Passover celebration this year. (Photo by Jake Fromm for CNS)

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A new gay and lesbian Haggadah written by a California-based organization calls for two Seder plates at Passover. One is traditional; the other contains foods that are symbolic to the gay and lesbian experience. (Courtesy of JQ International)

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Jayson Littman, who is both Jewish and gay, shops for Passover supplies at the West Side Judaica in New York City. He plans to incorporate the new gay and lesbian Haggadah into his Seder this year. (Photo by Jake Fromm for CNS)

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A new gay and lesbian Haggadah created by a California-based organization calls for a second Seder plate at Passover containing foods that are symbolic to the gay and lesbian experience. (Courtesy of JQ International)

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Some Jews celebrating Passover this year plan to read from a brand-new gay and lesbian Haggadah that will allow them to celebrate both their Jewish history and their gay pride at the same time.


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