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Transgender and Jewish in Philly?

'It's not so simple when Moshe becomes Marsha' In the last few years, the battle over transgender rights has roiled school districts, courtrooms, statehouses, and the national political stage, most recently via a Trump administration directive rolling back protections for transgender students in schools. But in the Orthodox Jewish community, where gender roles are starkly [more]
JAN. 18-20, 2019   FALLS VILLAGE, CT  NATIONAL RETREAT

JAN. 18-20, 2019 FALLS VILLAGE, CT NATIONAL RETREAT

A Retreat for Orthodox Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Jews    Looking Back, Moving Forward     Join us for one of the largest gatherings of LGBTQ+ Orthodox+ Jews who come together to celebrate Shabbat and our unique identities.   LOCATION: Isabella Freedman Retreat Center 116 Johnson Road, Falls Village, CT 06031 IS THIS FOR [more]

Sha’Cago! Aug. 28-30th in Chicago

Spend a Shabbat with other Eshelites in Chicago!  Get to know other LGBTQ folks in a traditional Shabbat setting     Here are the details: Dates:  August 28-30th Time: From Friday evening until Sunday morning Place:  The West Rogers Park home of Goldie Goldbloom What?  Join Eshel leaders  Goldie Goldbloom, Aviva Buck-Yael and Rabbi Micah [more]