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Pride Shabbat with special guest Abby Stein

Hosted by

Young Adults

Join us for a Shabbat experience as we kick off Pride month in fabulous Ferndale! We'll begin the evening with a strolling vegetarian dinner at 6:30 followed by a lively Kabbalat Shabbat service at 7:30 led by local rabbis, Rabbi Yoni Dahlen, Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh and Rabbi Alana Alpert with our special guest Abby Stein. Stay for a dessert oneg and the opportunity to connect with fellow young Jewish adults in the LGBTQA+ community.

About Abby Stein

Abby Stein is a Jewish educator, author, speaker and activist. She was born and raised in a Hasidic family and attended Yeshiva, completing a rabbinical degree in 2011. In 2012, she left the Hasidic world to explore a self-determined life. In 2015 Abby came out as a woman of trans experience. Since coming out, she has been working to raise support and awareness for trans rights and those leaving Ultra-Orthodoxy. Her story has been covered in the New York Times, New York Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Jewish Daily Forward, Daily Mail, NBC, Vogue, InStyle, and more, as well as live appearances on CNN, Fox News, HuffPost Live, ShowTime, NowThis, PopSugar and internationally.

$15 per person includes dinner, dessert and drinks.

Please register in advance by May 30. Space is limited.

Contact Leah Ferstman ([email protected]) to arrange for a Kosher-certified meal.

This event is intended for young adults in their 20s and 30s. This event is brought to you by NEXTGen Detroit Pride, The Well, CSZ Village, Congregation T'chiyah, Hillel of Metro Detroit, Repair the World, and Keshet.

We ask that all attendees mask during services. Masks will not be required during dinner.

Thank you to our event co-chairs: Daniel Marc Pogoda, Jenna Lopatin, Laura Rosen, and Jenna Friedman.

Cost should not be a barrier to attend. If you have any questions, please reach out to Lauren [email protected]


  • Congregation Tchiyah
    22331 Woodward Ave
    Ferndale, MI, 48220, United States of America

Organized By
Jewish Federation NEXTGen Detroit
Co-hosted by
Point of Contact

Lauren Soifer

  • Fri, Jun 2, 2023
  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT

Congregation Tchiyah

22331 Woodward Ave
Ferndale, MI, 48220

from $15
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