Alex Weissman

Alex Weissman is the Social Justice Coordinator at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in New York, where he works with members on congregational-based community organizing to develop and run campaigns to make institutional change. His work also includes transforming Judaism and Jewish institutions to recognize, affirm, and celebrate trans and queer Jewish communities.

Articles by Alex Weissman

Blessings and Curses: What’s in a Binary?

Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. ...