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Noach Dzmura ☆ 4 Read & DownloadIn the Jewish community should read this More importantly anyone NOT on the LGBT spectrum who is in the Jewish community should read this Dzmura has clearly done his homework and selected a number of excellent writers The Last of the Tribe from across the range of Judaism gender expressions and geographical locations These are the voices of myriends and of my teachers and they dearly need to be heard This is not only recommended reading in my opinion it should be reuired Super interesting and made me think a lot about how gender unctions in my own life and community I d love to see an updated collection of essays it s remarkable how much language especially has changed since this was published This diverse anthology includes moving reflections on amily by Jhos Singer and Joy Ladin and analysis of halacha by Beth Orens Full disclosure an essay of mine originally published in zeek is reprinted here chav doherty in Zeek is reprinted here Chav Doherty Hamburger Noach Dzmura and I will be reading The Book of Air from the book at the synagogue Chochmat HaLev in San Francisco on May 26 2011 See The anthology is ainalist or a Lambda Literary Award the award will be announced in New York City just before the reading begins in San Francisco It will eel like we re on American Idol In temple Come share the moment if you re around 2960866 B1716 201. Out the construction of Jewish personhood in Israel; a transman who
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Contains some really good writing and ritual and also by cis people titled what i learned about spirituality rom transsexuals A portion of Jhos Singer s essay Transparent on High was recently posted on Killing the Buddha it looks amazing To see the Theres Always a Trail / Home in the Valley full reviewor this book check out book was a ascinating look at non binary gender and religion in a religion where gender is very binary and demanding It was a great read and raised many uestions that may remain unanswered or some time It was not a perfect book but one I am glad to have read Though the issues were great such as calling intersex people transgender or bears transgender lots of essays very hit or miss some of them were really good many of them didn t even say that much the jewish community even say that much The Jewish community onThis was a worthwhile read but I think a lot of the authors made claims that are a stretch and misattributed liberal attitudes I appreciate the translation of mishna adrogynous because it made me go and read the mishna but the translation was at some points opposite ofRate Contains Some Really Good Writing And Ritual And Also
the actual meaning I haven t read such a collection of personal stories so ullactual meaning I haven t read such a collection of personal stories so ull learning constructive suggestions and pure hope in a very long time Anyone anywhere on the LGBT spectrum. N the Mechitza offers a multifaceted portrait of this increasingly visible communityThe contributors activists theologians scholars and other transgender Jews share The Everyman Book of Nonsense Verse for theirst time in a printed volume their theoretical contemplations as well as rite of passage and other transformative stories Balancing on the Mechitza introduces readers to a secular transwoman who interviews her Israeli and Palestinian peers and provides cutting edge theory ab. ,
Reading this elt like a step Ten Years Beyond Baker Street: forward and a step back at the same time Being confronted with such outdated language to describe being trans or even to describe being gay was very difficult especially knowing that this book was meant to act as a guideor transgender acceptance and celebration within the Jewish community The idea of a Yeshiva administrator or struggling parent of a trans child picking this book up today and absorbing this language makes me very uncomfortable or obvious reasons That being said there were still many interesting Theories Relating To Gender relating to gender and Judaism that I haven t seen presented before and it was very interesting to learn about them in detail I can t say I was overly impressed with the book While multiple chapters elt groundbreaking many others just elt like summary of basic genderhalachic theory as if they were coddling cis people rather than directly addressing the trans audience the book was primarily meant
To Serve A Lot Of The Chapters Also Overlapped Inserve A lot of the chapters also overlapped in without bringing any new ideology to the table which contributed to it sometimes eeling too repetitive The Triangle of Truth: The Surprisingly Simple Secret to Resolving Conflicts Largeand Small for my taste Overall I m still glad to know that a book like this exists as it does help pave the wayor uture necessary discussions of Judaism gender and sexuality. WINNER 2011 Lambda Literary Award Transgender Non FictionWhile the Jewish mainstream still argues about homosexuality transgender and gender variant people have emerged as a distinct Jewish population and as a new chorus of voices Inspired and nurtured by the successes of the eminist and LGBT movements in the Jewish world Jews who identify with the “T” now sit in the congregation marry under the chuppah and create Jewish amilies Balancing