Reading God and Torah From a Transgender Perspective

Top Pick February 7, 2019 Waltham Free
Joy Ladin (Courtesy photo: Lisa Ross/The University of Wisconsin Press)
Joy Ladin (Courtesy photo: Lisa Ross/The University of Wisconsin Press)

Joy Ladin, the first openly transgender professor in an Orthodox institution, will read from her new book, “The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah From a Transgender Perspective.” Ladin will discuss the need for this trans perspective, as well as her process and journey. She is a professor of English at Stern College/Yeshiva University.

Book signing and reception to follow.

This event is a part of DEIS Impact.

Co-sponsors: Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, JFAB: Jewish Feminist Association of Brandeis, Keshet, Ruach HaYam and Jewish Women’s Archive.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Shapiro Campus Center, Brandeis University
415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453

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