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Becoming Eve: My Journey from Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi to Transgender Woman

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The powerful coming-of-age story of an ultra-Orthodox child who was born to become a rabbinic leader and instead became a woman

Abby Stein was raised in a Hasidic Jewish community in Brooklyn, isolated in a culture that lives according to the laws and practices of eighteenth-century Eastern Europe, speaking only Yiddish and Hebrew and shunning modern life. Stein was born as t/>
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Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 12th 2019 by Seal Press
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“In a Community that is so sheltered that doesn’t even fight or hate the LGBTQ+ Community but simply ignores it, I had no idea there was anyone else like me”.
“Without the Internet, without English, I had no name for what I felt”.

First born son, Yisroel Avrom Ben Menachem Mendel, came from parents descended from rabbinic dynasties—(Czarist Russia or Austria-Hungarian), royal families of Hasidism.
Avrom had five older sisters.
[12 siblings total in Avrom’s family].
He lived in a secluded Hasid
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