JQ International News & Updates

December 8, 2017

Meet the Simkhai Family, Creators of the Loxove Jewelry Line

JQ International met with inspiring activists and parents of gay sons Orna and Benny Simkhai, on developing their new unisex jewelry line Loxove, which expresses infinite […]
September 19, 2017

This Rosh Hashanah, JQ Needs Your Support More Than Ever

Dear friends, Every year I sit down and write a Rosh Hashanah letter to the JQ community. I reflect on our accomplishments and ask for your help to […]
June 30, 2017

The shocking difference between inclusion and exclusion.

Last weekend started out with an amazing and inspiring Shabbat dinner. For the past four years, JQ has hosted an LGBTQ and ally Iftar Shabbat. An Iftar […]
June 21, 2017


MAZELS ALL AROUND! It has been quite an exciting month for JQ International! As We’re amidst quite an exciting month for JQ International and our larger community! […]
April 20, 2017

Meet Zvi Howard Rosenman, JQ’s 2017 Trailblazer Award Honoree

The importance of kids and young adults having a positive role model to look up to is something this year’s Trail Blazer Award honoree Zvi Howard […]
April 13, 2017

Meet Liana Chaouli, JQ’s Inspiration Award Honoree!

“When I was given the honor by JQ International of receiving the Inspiration Award, I felt extremely grateful. At the same time, I also felt a sense of responsibility,” said Chaouli, […]
April 6, 2017

Meet Courtney Mizel, JQ’s Community Leadership Honoree

  JQ International is thrilled to be honoring Courtney Mizel with the Community Leadership Award at this year’s awards brunch. Courtney has been a pillar in […]
April 6, 2017

JQ Welcomes New Development Associate to Professional Team, David Kazdan

JQ International’s new Development Associate, David Kazan has always had his hand in non-profit work, even at a very early age. “Working for non-profits is sort […]