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News, information, and opinion on issues of gender and Jewish life

Jessica Aronoff

Why I Support Moving Traditions

“Their respective groups provided a safe haven from the drama of cliques and their day-to-day lives. The issues discussed in their groups ran the gamut: from body image and friendship and family, to competition and stress and everything in between. All of these topics were thoughtfully talked about through a Jewish lens.”

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Moving Traditions Policy Regarding Transgender Youth

Moving Traditions is strongly committed to making it possible for any girl-identified teen who wants to join a Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! group and any boy-identified teen who wants to join a Shevet Achim group, to do so in a way that will be emotionally and physically safe, supportive, meaningful, and fun. To that end, we offer individual consultation with local institutional partners and group leaders, all of our new group leaders are trained on transgender issues, and we are currently developing curricula for all of our groups about understanding transgender identity and experience.

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