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Jerold Krieger:co-founder of the world’s first gay and lesbian synagogue


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Jerold A. Krieger (December 12, 1943 – February 14, 2002)was a judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court known for his work fighting for civil rights for gays, minorities and the disadvantaged. As an openly gay judge, he served as Chairperson of the Sexual Orientation Fairness Subcommittee of the California Judicial Council‘s Access and Fairness Advisory Committee. He served on the 2nd District Court of Appeal by special temporary appointment, and he hoped for a permanent post on that court

  He was a co-founder of the world’s firs gay and lesbiansynagogue.

Judge Krieger was co-chair of the Lesbian and Gay Caucus of the California Democratic Party.[4] He developed a reputation as a civil rights activist and political strategist for Democratic candidates.[2] He inspired and help found the Lawyers for Human Rights (now called the Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association of Los Angeles) in 1979 and became its second president

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