Tzelem – New York

Tzelem is a monthly group for Jewish trans, nonbinary and genderqueer teens.

The Tzelem program 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!

Online monthly sessions will take place the following Sundays at 2:00 p.m.: October 25, November 22, December 20, January 24, February 21, March 21, April 25, May 23, and June 13.

Group Leader Sandy Sahar Gooen

Sandy Sahar Gooen (He/Him) is a multi-hyphenate artist, educator, and advocate with a BA in Music from Barnard/Columbia. The NYC Tzelem group is the next chapter in his engagement with Jewish teens in the LGBT/TGNC community. He is an active part of the JQY and Eshel communities, a former BASE MNHTN Artist-in-Residence, and a former theatre counselor at Camp Pembroke.


For additional information about this program, please contact:
Stacy Shapiro sshapiro@movingtraditions.org
Dina Newman dnewman@crsnyc.org

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