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Balancing on the mechitza

Noach Dzmura

Balancing on the mechitza

transgender in Jewish community

by Noach Dzmura

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Published by North Atlantic Books in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Noach Dzmura
SeriesIo series -- no. 66
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM729.T65 B35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24521450M
ISBN 109781556438134
LC Control Number2009052064


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Inspired and nurtured by the successes of the feminist and LGBT movements in the Jewish world, Jews who identify with the “T” now sit in the congregation, marry under the chuppah, and create Jewish families.

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