Crossroads: Jewish, Gay & Russian

at JCC in Manhattan
Amsterdam & 76th Street
New York, NY
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Come hear an exciting, thought-provoking panel discussion about what it’s like to be a Russian-speaking LGBTQ Jew in the US today. The panelists will also discuss Jewish and gay life in both the former Soviet Union and modern-day Russia.

All are welcome. Panelists include:

  • Yevgeniy Fiks, Moscow-born artist
  • Masha Gessen, journalist and author
  • Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, spiritual leader of CBST
  • Dr. Jay Michaelson, founder of Nehirim and leading LGBT writer and activist
  • Dr. Bella Proskurov, licensed psychologist and RUSA LGBT activist

Moderator: Yelena Goltsman.

The panel will be immediately followed by Q&A and a reception.

This event is supported by the Blueprint Fellowship, part of the Center Without Walls initiative of COJECO, sponsored by the UJA-Federation of New York and Genesis Philanthropy Group.