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Levin-Moscovitz Lecture Series

Friday, March 17, 2023 24 Adar 5783

All Day for 2 DaysJRC

Join us for the 2023 Levin-Moscovitz Lecture Series 

"The Jewish Case for LGBTQ Equality: Reflection and Learning for Action"

with Idit Klein, Keshet President & CEO 

March 17-19, 2023

ldit Klein is a national leader for social justice with more than 25 years of experience in the non­profit sector. Since 2001, she has served as the leader of Keshet, the national organization for LGBTQ equality in Jewish life. ldit built Keshet from a local organization with an annual budget of $42,000 to a national organization with an annual budget of over $4 million. Under her leadership, Keshet has supported tens of thousands of rabbis, educators, and other Jewish leaders to make LGBTQ equality a communal value and imperative. ldit also spearheaded the creation of leadership development programs for queer Jewish teens and mobilized Jewish communities to help defeat a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and advance transgender rights in Massachusetts. In addition, she served as the Executive Producer of Keshet’s documentary film, “Hineini: Coming Out in a Jewish High School.”

Idit will offer a dvar at Shabbat Services on Friday evening, lead a story-telling study session on Saturday morning, and meet with parents and teens on Sunday.

All events are open to the entire Triangle Jewish community. We hope you will share this event with friends for whom it could be deeply meaningful.Register if you think you will come or decide at the last minute. Everyone is welcome.

Weekend Schedule:

March 17, 6:00 pm: Shabbat Services with Idit Klein (no registration required)

March 18, 9:00am: Torah Study and Storytelling With Idit and community members REGISTER HERE

March 19, 10:15am: A Conversation with Parents REGISTER HERE

March 19, 11:30am: A Conversation with Teens REGISTER HERE

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