Living as a Transgender Jew

Balancing on the Mechitza: Transgender in Jewish Community How can transgender people live Jewish lives when many of their significant life choices might be considered ‘un-kosher’? How do transgender Jews navigate gendered Jewish rituals such as burial and conversion? Balancing on the Mechitza, winner of a Lambda Literary Award, is an anthology by scholars, activists,…

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A Pride Shabbat at Beth El in Berkeley

Pride-B-Que Shabbat In honor of GLBT Pride and Freedom, you and your friends, family, kids, parents – along with the rest of Beth El are invited to our first annual Pride-B-Que on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Following our gay and festive Shabbat morning service – with special readings and music for the festival – we…

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