Trans Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2023 / 7 Kislev 5784

November 20 is Trans Day of Remembrance, a sacred day in which we honor the memories of our trans, non-binary, and gender nonconforming family and friends that we have lost to acts of anti-transgender violence. 

TDOR Yortzeit Candle 

CBST has partnered with Keshet to create a Trans Day of Remembrance Yortzeit Candle Sticker. If your observance permits, we ask you to share a picture of your Trans Day of Remembrance Yortzeit Candle on social media to honor those we have lost and to promote the visibility of this sacred day. Hashtags: #TDOR #TDOR2023 #FromMourningToLiberation #TDORyortzeitcandle #TransDayOfRemembrance If you have a printer and a yortzeit candle, you can print out the sticker here and place it on your candle, otherwise feel free to simply share the photo. Take a look at other TDOR resources from Keshet here.

Please join as we commemorate Trans Day of Remembrance in our Shabbat evening services – all are welcome.

Kabbalat Shabbat Services – Trans Day of Remembrance
Friday, November 17, 6:30pm ET
In-Person at CBST or Join online » 

Emet: the Trans & Non-Binary Team at CBST invites all trans, non-binary, and gender nonconforming Jews to:

Trans Day of Remembrance Vigil
Friday, November 17, 5:00–6:00pm ET
Come together with CBST’s trans, nonbinary, and GNC group to light candles, remember those we’ve lost, and honor their memories with song. This vigil will take place in person at CBST with an option to join on Zoom. While this vigil is only for the trans, nonbinary, and GNC community, the TDOR Shabbat service, which follows at 6:30 p.m. ET, is open to all. The Zoom link will be sent to the Emet mailing list the morning of Friday, November 17; if you are transgender/nonbinary/GNC/questioning and would like to be added to the list, please sign up for Emet Team updates here or email for more info.

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