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A genuinely egalitarian religious tradition can only exist when we consciously work to include voices that have been excluded, from the ancient world forward.
The Zohar, a collection of mystical teachings, tells us that “every person needs to be male and female at all time.”
The big news was the founding of the Society for the Advancement of Judaism (SAJ) earlier that same year, creating an institution where radical change could happen.
Reconstructionist experimentation beginning with the bat mitzvah — and continuing on in so many different ways — has been profoundly impactful and transformative. That’s where the revolution happened and continues to unfold.
Which narratives, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors cultivate well-being, and which reinforce systems of persistent and terrible harm?
The author narrates his experience of parenting a trans child—the challenges and the joys.
How do Jewish communities continue to become spaces for gender liberation?
Valuable recommendations about how to make a community inclusive of people of all genders, including those who identify as neither male or female. A glossary of terms used in contemporary discussions of gender.

The Reconstructionist Network