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?
The book Balancing on the Mechitza, winner of a Lambda Literary Award, is an anthology by scholars, activists, theologians and others, both transgender and non-transgender allies, who share their interpretations of classical Jewish texts about ambiguous bodies, as well as their stories of Jewish prayer, ritual, and social life.
Join us and our panel of essayists as we explore this fascinating topic.
Presented by Lehrhaus Judaica.