January 20, 2018 - 4 Shvat 5778

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It’s time to shift the tone on LGBT issues

The Talmud speaks of no less than six genders. The Mishnah states that “androgynous” is a gender category of its own.
The survey of 500 participants was conducted last week amid festivities for Tel Aviv Pride Week WIKI COMMONS PHOTO

THE TORAH AND TRANSGENDERISM

In our liturgy, the Torah is referred to as the “tree of life.” But although it’s rich in general guiding principles, the Torah is paradoxically terse or mute on several of our era’s hottest issues: abortion, gay marriage and transgenderism.

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