Re: Request: Readings on Judaism and sexuality - specific topics

Re readings on Judaism and sexuality, the following article should also be of interest:

Hillel Gray, "The Transitioning of Jewish Biomedical Law: Rhetorical and Practical Shifts in Halakhic Discourse on Sex-Change Surgery," Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies and Gender Issues, 29 (Spring 2015), pp. 81-107.

Deborah Greniman
Managing Editor, NASHIM

Fellowship: CrossCurrents Rsearch Colloquium - Gender, Transgender and orther Transitions

Fellowships are available for the 2018 CrossCurrents Research Colloquium.  We seek applicants who can address our topic from a Jewish perspective.  Spend the month of July in New York working on a research or writing project of your own design and collaborate with others engaged in this issue from Christian, Buddhist, secular and other perspectives with access to Union, Auburn, Columibia University and Jewish Theological Seminary Libraries.

Application Deadline:  February 15

Re: Request: Readings on Judaism and sexuality - specific topics

Readings on sexuality and Judaism, especially queer and trans(gender) identity and Judaism, that may be of interest:

Alpert, Rebecca T. Like Bread on the Seder Plate: Jewish Lesbians and the Transformation of Tradition. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Alpert, Rebecca T., Sue Levi Elwell, and Shirley Idelson. Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2001.


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