Joy Ladin, Author of The Soul of a Stranger

Joy Ladin, Author of The Soul of a StrangerJoy Ladin, Author of The Soul of a Stranger

Thu, Feb 27, 2020 7:00 PM – Thu, Feb 27, 2020 9:00 PM Joy Ladin, Author of The Soul of a Stranger

Where: JCC Indianapolis

JCC Indianapolis 6701 Hoover Rd Indianapolis, Indiana 46260

Dr. Joy Ladin is a nationally recognized speaker on gender and Jewish identity. A highly respected poet, author and blogger, as the David and Ruth Gottesman Chair in English at Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University, she is the first openly transgender professor at an Orthodox Jewish institution. Her book The Soul of a Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective helps readers see some of the best-known Torah stories through the lens of the transgender experience, transforming understandings of the Torah’s portrayals of God, humanity and the relationships between them.

Part of the J’s Gender Journeys series. In partnership with Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation, Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council and Indy Pride. Special thanks to Schahet Hotels LLC

Event tags: Dr. Joy Ladin, Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective helps readers see some of the best-known Torah stories through the lens of the transgender experience, transforming understandings of the Torah’s portrayals of God, humanity and the relationships between them

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February 27, 2020 7:00 PM
February 27, 2020 9:00 PM
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Thu, Feb 27, 2020 Joy Ladin, Author of The Soul of a Stranger

Dr. Joy Ladin is a nationally recognized speaker on gender and Jewish identity. A highly respected poet, author and blogger, as the David and Ruth Gottesman Chair in English at Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University, she is the first openly transgender professor at an Orthodox Jewish institution. Her book The Soul of a Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective helps readers see some of the best-known Torah stories through the lens of the transgender experience, transforming understandings of the Torah’s portrayals of God, humanity and the relationships between them.

Part of the J’s Gender Journeys series. In partnership with Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation, Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council and Indy Pride. Special thanks to Schahet Hotels LLC


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