As a Jewish autistic bisexual transgender woman, “I will be what I will be” is something I have had to tell many people throughout my life, as they have questioned, judged, mocked, and discriminated against me for who I am.
As the mother of a transgender child, Rabbi Ari Moffic knows that personal transformation is a key and beautiful part of who each of us is.
Racial Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion. Jewish diversity, in all its hues, is no longer a wave – it is the ocean of Jewish life.
Perpetrators of microaggressions are often not even aware they’re committing them – but the result, nonetheless, is that individuals on the receiving end of these actions may feel unwelcome, alienated, or unsafe in the spaces where they belong.
Cantor Shira Stanford-Asiyo
Connecting with others can be awkward, so we seek out people like us. This strategy can limit our experiences and cut us off from others across lines of difference.