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Yom Iyun: A Day of Learning for Rabbis and Rabbinical students
May 3 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm$25
Sacred Transitions: The Journey of Nonbinary and Transgender Jews
10:30 Registration and Coffee
10:45 Welcome by our sponsor Rabbi Mark Borovitz
11:00 Welcome by our program chair, Rabbi Jonathan Klein and setting the intentions/goals for our learning together
11:05 Rabbi Elliot Dorff, “Ambiguous Sexual Identities in Rabbinic Literature”
11:25: Rabbi Reuben Zellman—”Stumbling Blocks, Growing Edges: Common challenges faced by trans and non-binary people on their journey to Judaism, and how these journeys make Judaism better.”
Two former candidates, one transgender the other non-binary will reflect on their conversion experience with the SCCBC
12:00 Lunch break
12:30 Rabbi Len Sharzer, process, methodology relationship in preparing Responsum and its implications for conversion.
1:00 Program Chair will close with reflections on our learning.