On Friday, June 22nd at 6:30 pm, Community Synagogue of Rye will celebrate Pride Month with a special Pride Shabbat service at the Chapel at Rye Presbyterian Church - 882 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY.
The service will feature Alyx Bernstein, a guest speaker, as well as readings and reflections that celebrate diversity and solidarity with the LGBTQ community.
Alyx Bernstein (she/her/hers) is a Junior at Solomon Schechter School of Westchester in Hartsdale, NY. She is a writer, journalist, activist, and motivational speaker. Alyx is passionate about creating a more exciting, forward thinking, inclusive Jewish community, and is an avid fan of the West Wing and musical theater.
She'll be talking about her experiences finding faith, spirituality, and strength as a transgender lesbian Jew.