Recently the Jewish Journal published an article by the ever controversial Dennis Prager who wrote a mean-spirited article about transgender people and in particular Rabbi Becky Silverstein- a transgender rabbi. He serves a Conservative congregation in Pasadena, CA and is an extraordinary role model to adults and children alike for his courage and Torah. I…Read more »
Here is my interview in the Advocate. Although they got some facts wrong. My Ordination year is wrong—it is HUC-JIR 1988. I came out publicly in 1988 What Does Judaism Say About LGBT People? | Advocate.com.
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Nov. 20. For the last 18 years this day has been dedicated to the memory of all those transgender men and women who have been murdered because they were hated. Many transgender people have experienced violence and hatred directly. Many are victims of society’s misunderstanding of their lives.…Read more »