JQ International News & Updates

April 17, 2018

Mazels all around at the 2018 JQ Awards Garden Brunch!

We are overjoyed to write to you while still basking in the glow of Sunday’s fifth annual JQ Awards Garden Brunch. This year’s event at Dr. and Mrs. Maddahi’s beautiful Beverly […]
April 3, 2018

5 Questions for Comedian Dana Goldberg, Host of the 2018 JQ Awards Garden Brunch

Truth, activism and comedy – these are the worlds in which our 2018 JQ Awards Garden Brunch Host Dana Goldberg lives. According to the comic herself, […]
March 20, 2018

Meet Maria Shtabskaya: 2018 Inspiration Award Honoree

A dynamic speaker and a financially savvy entrepreneur devoted to community service and philanthropy, Maria Shtabskaya inspires us in every way – making her the perfect […]
March 12, 2018

Meet Jacob Hofheimer, 2018 Trailblazer Award Honoree

The 2018 JQ Awards Garden Brunch is on Sunday, April 15 and this year’s event will be our biggest and best one yet. Our 2018 honorees […]
March 7, 2018

Meet Lynn Bider: 2018 Community Leadership Honoree

The 2018 JQ Awards Garden Brunch is on Sunday, April 15 and this year’s event will be our biggest and best one yet. Our 2018 honorees […]
February 26, 2018

Be Happy, it’s Adar.

Be happy, it’s Adar. That’s the command our Sages gave us for the month in which Purim falls. Purim is that holiday where we dress up, […]
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 […]