LIMMUD FSU Recharge Presenters 2022
What is Limmud? What are the Principles? Also, learn some of our History and more.
Mike Moskowitz Rabbi, Scholar-in-Residence for Trans and Queer Jewish Studies at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah
Rabbi Mike Moskowitz is the Scholar-in-Residence for Trans and Queer Jewish Studies at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the world’s largest LGBT synagogue. He is a deeply traditional and radically progressive advocate for trans rights and a vocal ally for LGBTQ inclusivity. Rabbi Moskowitz received three Ultra-Orthodox ordinations while learning in the Mir in Jerusalem and in Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ. He is a David Hartman Center Fellow and the author of Textual Activism and Graceful Masculinity. His newest book Seasonal Resistance will be available at the end of 2022. Rabbi Moskowitz’s writings can be found at www.rabbimikemoskowitz.com
Ultra-Orthodoxy and Homosexuality: an opportunity for allyship.
Communities that have historically been homophobic and intolerant of LGBT+ Jews have shifted in recent years. We will explore the current edges and struggles of those who don’t want to choose between a religious identity and a queer one, and opportunities to support that process