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Please Join Me in Sending a Gender Email!

I’ve sent it to the schools and camps that my daughters go to, asking them to think critically and intentionally about gender.


Wrestling with the Gender Politics in Mi Sheberach

Every other prayer of this style only uses the name of the father. We would call him using only his name and his father’s name.

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A recorded conversation with Joy Ladin at Washington's DCJCC. She's wonderfully instructive, sometimes in deeply poignant ways; listen carefully here when she describes, among other things, the plight of transgender teens and their very basic need for shelter. 

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