Dan Brotman is originally from Lexington, MA and is an ROI Community Member. For the past two years, he has been living in Cape Town, South Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @DGBrotman.
While millions of Jews throughout the Diaspora recently ended their Passover seders by saying “Next year in Jerusalem”, hundreds of LGBT Jews living in another type of diaspora also added “Next year in America”. On the second day of Passover, March 27, the US Supreme Court heard the case for and against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the 1996 law signed by Bill Clinton which prohibits married same-sex couples from receiving the over 1,000 federal rights, benefits and responsibilities automatically granted to opposite-sex married couples.