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How can we embrace Judaism from not only a queer perspective, but also a “political” one? Max Antman (he/him), a rabbinical student at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, discusses how being a gay man influences his reading of Torah, how his Reform synagogue empowered his gay identity, and the sacred relationship between activism and studying Jewish text.
On the season finale of Wholly Jewish season 2, we are joined by NYU student and college organizer Noa Baron (they/them)! Noa shares the personal and Jewish and significance of their name (and their Jewish name-changing ceremony), the importance of deep listening to the queer community, their aspirations as a trans Jewish leader, and the beauty LGBTQ+ Jews bring to the Jewish community.
Open to Jewish teens currently in 10th-12th grade. Fellows commit to creating and running 3 pop-up events during the school year.
Open to Jewish teens currently in 9th-12th grade. Fellows receive support and coaching throughout the process from experienced songleading professionals.
In this episode: What is Yolanda Savage Narva's story? Come listen and learn as she shares her tips with us for being kind but strong, patient but firm, and always fair, just, and humble.
What do we all have in common?
What would you do if a stranger offered you all the money in the world? What would you do if you were offered your heart's desire? Would you share your gift, or keep it for yourself? One man and his wife are given the ultimate choice to make when a stranger makes them this exact offer. Listen to this story as told by Rabbi Mark Dov Shapiro to find out what happens.
This week’s guest, Cantor Laura Stein, shares her perspectives on how we can best care for those around us, the (lack of) tension between being Jewish and being a lesbian, and how her spiritual leadership inspires her social work at Mount Sinai Hospital's Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.
In this episode: What happens when Dia de los Muertos meets Yom Kippur and Golems meet Zombies? Anjelica Ruiz, this week’s featured guest, shares some of her most memorable, educational, heart-breaking and heart-warming moments.