Getting to Know This Year’s Most Visible Transgender Jew

To mark Transgender Week of Awareness, Mira Sucharov contacted Joy Ladin, poet, writer and professor at Yeshiva University’s Stern College, and author of Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey between Genders.

Getting to know Joy Ladin, this year’s most visible transgender Jew, is an exercise in challenging assumptions about the relationship between the political and the personal.