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Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal

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4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
514-840-9300

January 2021

Transcestors: Gender in the Jewish Tradition

Tue January 26 @ 19:00 - 20:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Even though we’ve been told that they don’t, trans and genderqueer people have always existed in Judaism – in the origin stories of its sacred texts, in the extensive Rabbinic tradition of text commentary, in its poetry, and in its people. Come learn about the bigenderedness of the first human in the Torah, created in the image of a multigendered God; the six genders discussed in the Talmud; some 18th century Ladino poetry about our trans biblical ancestors; and prayer…

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