Tag archive for ‘Jewish transgender’
Smadar Shir On Monday, July 18th, 2016

A rabbi of many colors: A genderqueer Conservative rabbi

  Rabbi Becky Silverstein of Pasadena, California, has become intimately familiar with the routine. It happens every time he shows his passport before boarding a flight. “I have nothing personally against More...

News Brief On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Court: Haredi family can’t block transgender son’s cremation

    Israel’s highest court has rejected a haredi Jewish woman’s petition against her son’s wish to be cremated after he had committed suicide. The supreme court decision, reached More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Jewish woman becomes first openly transgender White House official

The White House announced Raffi Freedman-Gurspan’s appointment on Tuesday. This represents another great leap forward by the Obama administration regarding LGBT rights. Freedman-Gurspan was born in Honduras More...

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