The Talmud speaks of no less than six genders. The Mishnah states that “androgynous” is a gender category of its own.
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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Stephen Schacter, a former teacher at a number of Toronto-area Jewish schools, pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography.
Music is in 24-year-old Ezra Jordan’s DNA. His parents are singers and songwriters, Amy Sky and Marc Jordan.