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Orthodox Woman Supports LGBTQ Community

Orthodox Woman Supports LGBTQ Community

  Originally posted on JMoreLiving “When a child comes out of the closet, a parent goes in,” says Mindy Dickler. A retired teacher, mother of three and member of the local Orthodox community, Dickler never considered what it might be like to have a gay child until 2011 when her son, Elie, came out to [more]

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]