||Temple Sholom hosts Pride event and honors
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Temple Sholom/Am Keshet honored 10 groups and individuals June 27 in a special pride service. The Chaverah Keshet honors ( Friend of the Rainbow ) were for their "outstanding work on marriage equality." Edwards Buice and Andrew Simmons were co-chairs of the event.
Pictured from left: Andrew Simmons; Pastor Kim Beckmann of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Lynda Delaforgue, co-chair of Citizen Action of Illinois; Bernard Cherkasov, CEO of Equality Illinois; Lynn Bowman representing Human Rights Campaign; ( back ) Rep. Kelly Cassidy; ( front ) Tracy Baim, publisher of Windy City Times and founder of the March on Springfield for Marriage Equality; Temple Sholom Rabbi Shoshanah Conover; Rep. Sara Feigenholtz; Ed Yohnka representing American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois; and Roderick Hawkins representing the Chicago Urban League.
Temple Sholom, 3480 N. Lake Shore Dr., was also a strong supporter of marriage equality. Members volunteered for the efforts, and participated in the March on Springfield.
Photos by Hal Baim
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