Forest Hills Jewish Center
106-06 Queens Boulevard
Forest Hills, New York
Price: Suggested Donation: $6 member / $10 non-member.
RSVP: Commonpoint Queens, [email protected]
The first openly transgender professor at Yeshiva University, Joy Ladin was featured in a TED talk and on NPR. Ladin is the author of 11 books, including National Jewish Book Award finalist Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey between Genders, and Lambda Literary and Triangle Award finalist The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective. Ladin will talk about her personal journey, as told in her previous memoir, and about her new book, in which she looks at how her experiences have shaped her understanding of God and of basic Jewish texts and traditions.
Suggested Donation: $6 member / $10 non-member. For registration and information, email [email protected] or call (718) 268-5011 ext. 151.