The text is an interview about a transgender Jew, named Aden. The topic in the interview is what it is like to Isis Nelson, who had made the interview, is interested in
In the interview we get an insight in Aden’s Childhood, , his religion and what is like to be Jewish in the modern world. Aden is answering the questions with honesty and some of them is so touching.
We are told that Aden’s mother is Jewish and his dad is not alive and be a Jewish transgender in the modern world.
individual emotional perspectives on Judaism itself and the atrocities the Jewish people have suffered. And he will use the opportunity to give someone a voice that would be able to reach many ears. antisemitism from a Presbyterian family.
Aden went to a Jewish school as a kid. After that he went to the Hebrew school, step-father is an atheist and comes but that was a very isolating experience and he wore a Magen David Star.
So, culture, tradition, history was a big part of his childhood, but not religion and scripture.
He connecting his religion with his dad and for a long time, being Jewish meant being closer to his father.
He died when Aden was a baby, so lighting the candles, reciting the blessings, leaving the wine outside on the porch for Elijah, that always made Aden feel like he was there with him.