Chavie Weisberger grew up in a tight-knit Hasidic community. She was set up to be married at age 18, divorced at 25, and then came out as queer at 30. She then spent 5 years fighting for, and ultimately winning custody of her 3 children and finding her footing in secular society. Weisberger now serves as the Director of Community Engagement at Footsteps where she supports others on the journey to find their truth. This Free event on September 22, begins with 10am brunch, followed by Weisberger’s talk and is open to the community.
When attending, bring feminine hygiene products to be donated to a local women’s shelter. Free childcare is available upon prior request.
The Greenburgh Hebrew Center, 515 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, is a fully egalitarian Conservative synagogue serving the Rivertowns and adjacent communities. The synagogue welcomes traditional, interfaith, and blended families, singles and LGBTQ participants, and has services that are spirited and participatory.
For further information, call 914-693-4260 or visit g-h-c.org.