Thought for the week
A rabbi reflects on the events
of the last seven days
Dear Members and Friends,
Over the last few weeks, I’ve read two memoirs of individuals raised within the ultra-Orthodox movement who transitioned into the more progressive Jewish world later in life. The first book is Becoming Eve, the memoir of Abby Stein, a transgender woman who was born into a Hasidic family. Before her gender transition, Abby was a Hasidic rabbi, completely immersed in her insular community. Abby is a descendant of the Baal Shem Tov….
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