Orthodox school challenged by gender-fluid applicant

How inclusive can a Modern Orthodox school be while remaining true to its halachic standards?

That’s the question that has been raised after an Oakland couple claimed last week that their gender-fluid son was denied admission to Oakland Hebrew Day School, and posted about it on Instagram.

Oakland resident Meg Keene said that her 7-year-old son was denied a spot in the second grade because the K-8 school could not accommodate the boy, who sometimes expresses his personality by wearing sequined ball gowns and other feminine clothing.Orthodox school challenged by gender-fluid applicant

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