Idit Klein has been an activist for equality and social justice for the past 20 years. Since 2001, she has served as Executive Director of Keshet and has been honored by the Jewish Women’s Archive with a Women Who Dared award and named to the Forward 50.
Life and Action
This Purim, I’m reminded of the power of coming out and speaking out, despite the consequences. In the story of Purim, the Jewish people are redeemed only after Esther finds the courage to stand up for herself and her community.
Editor’s Note: This article originally ran as part of ZEEK’s 2014 series about the Jewish push for LGBT rights.
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