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Sunday, November 21 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
A Torah of Allyship

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What does it mean to be an ally? At this epic moment in our lives, many people are understanding for the first time the need to be active in this holy resistance, but are worried about getting it right. Allyship can feel awkward. It is hard work – sometimes uncomfortable and painful – not just because it is predicated on people being dehumanized but also because we recognize our own complicity in an unjust society. Being an ally requires an exceptional precision to take up the appropriate amount of space. That exactness can be as aspirational as it may be elusive, even for seasoned allies. This discussion, based on the book Chaver Up!, will explore allyship as spiritual practice.

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Mike Moskowitz

Rabbi Mike Moskowitz is the Scholar-in-Residence for Trans and Queer Jewish Studies at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the world’s largest LGBT synagogue. He is a deeply traditional and radically progressive advocate for trans rights and a vocal ally for LGBTQ inclusivity. Rabbi... Read More →

Sunday November 21, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm EST