All events are Eastern Time unless otherwise indicated.
Date(s) - May 24
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
We will be joined by Rabbi Menachem Penner and Rebbetzin Adeena Penner, co-founders of Kesher Families.
Kesher Families provides support for Orthodox families which include LGBTQ+ members (https://www.kesherfamilies.org/) and educates professionals who interact with the Orthodox LGBTQ+ population.
Rabbi Penner, Dean of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University and former pulpit rabbi, and Rebbetezin Penner, Director of Kesher Families and former Occupational Therapist and synagogue rebbetzin, are the parents of Gedalia Penner-Robinson, a musician, cantor-in-training, and member of the LGBTQ community (https://www.gpennermusic.com/).
For background, you may wish to listen to “A Child’s Orientation,” the March 22, 2022 edition of the 18Forty Podcast (https://18forty.org/, available also at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY2a2RsaAGA).