In the Wilderness (B'midbar): The Spiritual Journey of Transparent

The Fourth Annual Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence Lecture

Rabbi Susan Goldberg serves as the Jewish script consultant for the groundbreaking television series, Transparent, one of the most popular and critically acclaimed television shows in recent years. Transparent has been widely appreciated by diverse audiences for raising the profile of trans people in pop culture as well as for its seriousness in grappling with modern Jewish life in provocative and often poetic ways.

About Rabbi Susan Goldberg

Rabbi Goldberg has been the rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles since 2013. A fourth-generation Angeleno, she is dedicated to renewing LA’s east-side Jewish community to help it once again be an active part of the multicultural beauty of these neighborhoods. Prior to becoming a rabbi, she was a dancer and choreographer, performing in venues all over the world. She has served as a consultant to and the designer/facilitator of workshops for such organizations as the Anti-Defamation League, the American Friends Service Committee, and was the Co-Director of the Human Relations Awareness Program for the Los Angeles Human Relations Commission. Currently she is part of the Southern California Muslim Jewish Forum, the Interfaith Clergy Roundtable for the Department of Mental Health, and Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm


Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium
2215 S. 3rd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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Arts

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Public

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Arts & Sciences, English, Humanities, Jewish Studies

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Ranen Omer Sherman

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(502) 852-6842

Contact Email

ranen.omersherm@louisville.edu

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