8:00 pm Eastern
Join LGBTQ Jewish teens in grades 8-12 from across North America for an evening of interactive, justice-focused virtual learning with activist and writer Abby Stein!
Advance registration is required.
Abby Stein is an educator, writer, speaker, and activist. She was born and raised in a Hasidic family in NYC, and is a descendent of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Hasidic Judaism. In that world Abby attended Yeshiva, and became a rabbi in 2011. She left the Hasidic world the following year, and came out as a trans-woman in 2015. Since then, Abby has been working to raise support and awareness for trans rights and those leaving Ultra-Orthodoxy. Her story has been covered in publications such as the New York Times, New York Post, WSJ, New York Magazine, Jewish Daily Forward, Daily Mail, Haaretz, Refinery29. She also appeared on NBC, Fox News, CNN, Huffington Post Live, ShowTime, and more. In 2016 Abby was named by The Jewish Week as one of their “36 Under 36” emerging Jewish leaders. She is studying gender studies and political science at Columbia University.