Coming to grips with same-sex marriage ruling
William McKinney said the ruling was applauded on his campus, which is a multidenominational, theologically liberal Christian seminary. For Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis (PSR Distinguished Alum 1998), who heads the Conservative Jewish congregation at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, the court's decision has changed the way he will handle celebrating the unions of gay and lesbian couples at his synagogue. "I did not in the past. I will now," he said in an interview.