Tzelem for LGBTQ+ teens in Philadelphia

Tzelem is a monthly group for Jewish trans, nonbinary, genderqueer and LGBTQ+ teens.
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia will be hosting an open house for a new Tzelem teen group starting in the Philadelphia area.

This open house is an opportunity for parents and teens to learn more about this program and get to know group leader Galia Godel.

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!

Group Leader Galia Godel

Galia Godel (she/her) is a queer Philadelphia-based sexuality educator and Jewish community leader. She has a Masters in Human Sexuality Education from Widener University, and is the program manager of the LGBTQ Initiative at Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia. Galia provides LGBTQ cultural competency trainings, diversity and inclusion workshops for youth and adults, runs Jewish LGBTQ programming, and directs J.Proud, the Philadelphia consortium of Jewish organizations committed to LGBTQ inclusion. In her spare time, she reads fanfiction and works as a communication coach/community mediator.

Open House


Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center 345 Montgomery Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Date and Time

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Pizza will be served!

RSVP Today!
For security reasons, we request all parents and teens RSVP.


For additional information about this program, please contact:
Galia Godel
Eve Berger

This Tzelem group is a collaboration between Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia and Moving Traditions

JFCS - Tzelem Philly

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