Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 7:00pm
Shelton Auditorium, Christian Theological Seminary
Trans people and issues have gained increased visibility in recent years among American Jewish communities, prompting Jewish scholars and communities to envision what Judaism looks like in a post-binary world, and to apply ancient traditions in new ways.
Reuben Zellman is Director of Music at Congregation Beth El in Berkeley, California. Rabbi Reuben was the first openly transgender person to be accepted to a rabbinical seminary. An activist and educator in the transgender community, Rabbi Reuben has written extensively about gender identity, sexuality, and Judaism.