8 2017

Guest Lecture by Abby Stein at Congregational Shabbat Dinner

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Kehillat Beth Israel 1400 Coldrey Ave.

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Join KBI for a special Congregational Shabbat Dinner with guest speaker Abby Stein.
Abby Stein is an educator, writer, speaker, & activist. She was born and raised in a Hasidic family in NYC, and is a descendent of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Hasidic Judaism. In that world Abby attended Yeshiva, and became a rabbi in 2011. She left the Hasidic world the following year, and came out as a trans-woman in 2015. Since then, Abby has been working to raise support and awareness for trans rights and those leaving Ultra-Orthodoxy. She is studying gender studies and political science at Columbia University.