Cleveland Hillel is hosting a lecture by Abby Chava Stein on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the Thwing Center. Stein is a 10th-generation descendant of the Baal Shem Tov, the founder of the Hasidic movement. In 2015, Stein came out as a woman, and she now works as a trans activist. She is the author of Becoming Eve: My Journey from Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi to Transgender Woman.
All proceeds from the event beyond speaker fees and program cost will help establish a Jewish LGBTQ Students Fund at Cleveland Hillel.