Emily Fishman

Emily Fishman (often known by her moniker EmFish) is a fourth generation Bostonian and works professionally as a speech-language pathologist in a public school. She is a torah leyner, gemara learner, and public transit and bike enthusiast who spends a lot of time thinking about gender, class, and disability. EmFish coordinated a blog post series by chevra kadisha members from around the country last February in advance of Zayin Adar which can be found at http://www.jewschool.com/tag/death.

Articles by Emily Fishman

Tahara and Trans Identity

Tahara is sometimes done with little information except names– that of the meyt and those of our fellow team members. ...