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Naomi Zeveloff

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The Forward Takes a Look at the Lives of Transgender Jews

(5) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 11:49 AM

This week, The Forward, the national Jewish news organization, is launching a month-long series on the lives of transgender Jews. Our project kicks off with six profiles of transgender rabbis and rabbinical students.

As the editor of the series, I first became interested in transgender issues after I spent...

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Patrilineal Descent Jews Still Find Resistance: Denominations Stick To Traditional Definition Of Who Is Jewish

(80) Comments | Posted April 4, 2012 | 1:43 PM

By Naomi Zeveloff
The Jewish Daily Forward

Rachel Brook, a 29-year-old vocalist living in Brooklyn, was born to a Jewish Israeli father and a non-Jewish mother. After her parents divorced when she was 3, Brook was raised by her father as a Jew in a Reform synagogue....

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