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News Highlights First-Ever Collection of Jewish Legal Opinions Written by and for Trans Jews

By Hebrew College
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A dozen rabbis and scholars based at Svara, including Hebrew College graduate Rabbi Becky Silverstein, the co-director of the Trans Halakha Project at Svara, will soon publish the first-ever collection of Jewish legal opinions written by and for trans Jews.

Rabbi Becky Silverstein in Jewish Telegraphic Agency

I think individual trans Jews who are not part of communities could use these teshuvot to guide their own decision-making…We live in a time of religious autonomy in Jewish life, and where trans Jews actually are hungry for connection to tradition. And so they could use these teshuvot to help inform their own conversations.

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