Emily Aviva Kapor

Rabbah Emily Aviva Kapor is a radical transfeminist rabbi and activist. Her rabbinic work focuses on creating innovative yet traditional Jewish law, liturgy, and ritual, in order to affirm trans* identities and experiences. As an autistic and hearing-impaired person, she also works for acceptance and accessibility for people with visible and invisible disabilities. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Articles by Emily Aviva Kapor

Wrapping Myself in the Fringes

This was the d’var Torah (discourse) I gave at the Jewish service on Friday night at the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, ...

Learning to Return to Myself

I remember Yom Kippur when I was 13. I was in synagogue, proudly wearing the  tallit I had been given ...