Start reading Transgender & Jewish on the free Kindle Reading App or on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Enter a promotion code
or gift card
 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

Transgender & Jewish [Kindle Edition]

Naomi Zeveloff , Noach Dzmura , Max Strassfeld , Sarah Seltzer , Ari Lev Fornari , Joy Ladin
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Digital List Price: $2.99 What's this?
Print List Price: $9.00
Kindle Price: $2.51
You Save: $6.49 (72%)

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition $2.51  
Paperback $5.70  
Kindle Delivers
Kindle Delivers
Subscribe to the Kindle Delivers monthly e-mail to find out about each month's Kindle book deals, new releases, editors' picks and more. Learn more (U.S. customers only)

Book Description

“Transgender and Jewish” explores the world of trans Jews as they help congregations and denominations move beyond rigid definitions of male and female. Trans Jews direct summer camps, write ritual and even lead prayer services as rabbis. Yet while non-Orthodox venues have made enormous strides in welcoming gay and lesbian members in recent decades, some trans people say they still feel like outsiders in Jewish settings, including the synagogues or camps they once attended.

The people in this book and their communities are finding ways for trans Jews to take their place in mainstream Jewish life. These are their stories.


Product Details

  • File Size: 6791 KB
  • Print Length: 58 pages
  • Publisher: The Forward Association (March 25, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00J9M3MQO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #150,775 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
(4)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars interesting April 2, 2014
By anon
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is quality journalism and engaging storytelling. Zeveloff has created a top notch collection of relevant information that keeps your attention and isn't boring.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read April 12, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I had already read a couple of articles in the Forward on the subject, but the variety of experiences and perspectives in this collection (which also include many by people not born into the Jewish tradition) are incredibly interesting and illuminating. A bit short, but well worth the price.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
4.0 out of 5 stars a new learning opportunity June 29, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
an important set up insights into transgender people and their activism in and with the American Jewish community. several moving stories on an issue which is finally coming under the human rights umbrella where it belongs.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
4.0 out of 5 stars great resource June 22, 2014
By Lauren
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is a great resource for the Jewish community as a whole, as well as for gender variant folks within the community.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only

More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


Look for Similar Items by Category