Celebrate Pride Weekend with Special Guest Abby Stein
SATURDAY, JUNE 23
HEAR HER D’VAR TORAH in the main Sanctuary During Shabbat Morning Service.
JOIN OUR POST-KIDDUSH DISCUSSION - Navigating Identity: A Transgender Woman’s Journey Out of the Hasidic World
ABBY STEIN is an educator, writer, speaker, and activist. She was born and raised in a Hasidic family in NYC, and is a descendent of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Hasidic Judaism. In that world Abby attended Yeshiva, and became a rabbi in 2011. She left the Hasidic world the following year, and came out as a trans-woman in 2015. Her story has been covered in publications such as the New York Times, New York Post, WSJ, New York Magazine. In 2016 Abby was named by The Jewish Week as one of their “36 Under 36” emerging Jewish leaders.
Please RSVP for our Post-Kiddush discussion below.
THIS PROGRAM HONORS THE LIFE AND GENEROSITY OF DR. DILLIE GRUNAUER, A FRIEND, ACTIVIST AND INSPIRATION TO MANY WITHIN THE ANSHE EMET COMMUNITY.