A Tablet reading and listening list for World AIDS Day
Tony Award-winning ‘Falsettos’ composer William Finn on bar mitzvahs, the AIDS crisis, and his very first show—in Hebrew
After my best friend died of complications from HIV, I avoided synagogue and found sanctuary in my mother’s house instead. And that’s where I found a space to atone, and a path to move forward.
When I was ordained as a rabbi, I felt ignored and misunderstood as a gay man in the midst of the AIDS crisis. It took me 25 years to come home.
After losing many friends in the early years of the AIDS epidemic, I thought the deaths were over. Then this year I lost Kolya, an activist who’d become the face of HIV in Russia.
Resources and reading for the annual day of commemoration and education
For World AIDS Day, a doctor, her daughters, their late dad, and his work in Africa
The inventor of the Polio vaccine would have turned 100 today
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Plus locusts descend upon Egypt
Israeli-made bloodless circumcision device aims to eradicate AIDS
I’d left Orthodoxy. But as I waited for HIV test results, I looked to God and the Talmud for comfort.
L.A.’s top chefs come together—and cook kosher—to honor Project Chicken Soup founder Mollie Pier
In a haunting memoir, an Upper West Sider puts family secrets—including AIDS—under the microscope
The activist called Faygele ben Miriam started Washington state’s battle over marriage more than 40 years ago
Prompted by Rock Hudson’s death, she fought the fight before it was cool
From the archives: Trying to recall the exact moment my father told me he was dying