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PA: Scranton Temple Marries Lesbian Couple

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

The Simmonses have a relationship many people would envy. The couple has known each other since kindergarten in Dingmans Ferry, Pike County. They became best friends as students at Delaware Valley High School.

They realized they felt something more than friendship and dated for more than 5 1/2 years. The couple planned for a baby and welcomed daughter, Taliah, into their South Carolina home in June. They were married Aug. 14, surrounded by family and friends in the tradition of reform Judaism.

But there was something that made their union slightly different, a first for the Jewish congregation in Scranton – Jen and Naomi Simmons are a same-sex couple.

Full Story from The Times Tribune

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