Tagged Through the Door of Life

Poet, local rabbis to discuss inspirational women for Hadassah

Joy Ladin

  Hadassah Southern Arizona will present a panel discussion, “Shhh … Our Matriarchs Are Speaking,” with three women, Joy Ladin, Ph.D., of Yeshiva University, and local Rabbis Batsheva Appel and Stephanie Aaron, on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 3 p.m. at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. Ladin is the author… Read more »

Joy Ladin’s journey between genders is grounded in Judaism

Joy Ladin leads a full and productive life, but her path has not been easy. “Very early on, there was an awareness that I wasn’t in the right gender,” Ladin told the AJP from her home in Hadley, Mass. The first openly transgender person to work at an Orthodox… Read more »