Tzelem Chicago

Moving Traditions and Keshet are excited to partner and bring you Tzelem, a monthly group for Trans, Nonbinary, Gender Expansive, and LGBTQ+ Jewish teens, in Chicagoland.

Tzelem offers a safe, supportive space to make new friends and explore issues like:

  • Life transitions
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Body Positivity
  • Self-Compassion
  • Mental Health
  • Jewish Identity
  • And much more!

Dates (additional dates may be added):

  • September 10
  • October 29
  • December 10
  • February 18
  • April 14
  • May 19


Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
303 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60202


$200, scholarships are available

Returning Group Leader: Rivka Yeker

Rivka Yeker (They/Them) is a writer, cultural organizer and creative consultant in Chicago. They are the founder of Hooligan Creatives and Hooligan Mag, a passionate community-builder and a lover of somatic healing. They are very excited to be a Tzelem group leader this year!

For more information, please email Andi Kaufman:

This program is a collaboration between Moving Traditions and Keshet with the support of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago – Fund for the Future and Springboard—a project created with the support JUF/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and the Jim Joseph Foundation.