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Shabbat Pride Celebration: Learning from a Trans Jew’s Journey

A Shabbat Evening with Dubbs Weinblatt, Founder and CEO of Thank You For Coming Out

Friday, June 2, 2023

6:00-7:15 p.m.: Kabbalat Shabbat Service, with remarks from Dubbs Weinblatt

7:15-8:00 p.m.: Congregational Shabbat Dinner ($25 per person, please sign up on here or RSVP to Ilene Feuerberg,

8:00-9:00 p.m.: Post Dinner Discussion and Q&A with Dubbs

Dubbs Weinblatt (they/them) is the Founder and CEO of Thank You For Coming Out, which inspires authenticity and belonging by uplifting, centering, and celebrating LGBTQIA+ stories and identities through DEI trainings and workshops, their podcast, improv show, and other forms of art and storytelling. Dubbs was most recently the Associate Director of Education and Training for Metro New York at Keshet, a national nonprofit working with Jewish institutions on LGBTQ equality. Dubbs’ writing has been featured on Hey, Alma, has an essay in the book Welcome to Kweendom and contributed to the #1 Amazon book Redoing Gender. They are a recipient of the GCN Impact Awards, was named one of Logo’s NewNowNext 6 Inspiring LGBTQ Jewish Activists You Should Be Following, was recently named one of Jewish Week’s 36 Under 36, and they are part of the Schusterman ROI Community. Dubbs has spoken at the Hillels at Princeton, Ohio State, Northwestern, and on panels and at speaking engagements all over the country, and has worked with organizations and companies like SXM Media, KWT Global, The Ally Coalition, Shake Shack, HOMAGE, Level Forward, The Foundation for Jewish Camp, The Jewish Education Project, and more.