Amram Altzman

Amram Altzman is a recent graduate of the Ramaz School, a Modern Orthodox day school in Manhattan, where he co-founded the Sexuality, Identity, and Society Club, a student forum for discussions on sexuality, bullying, and gender identity. This fall, he began a joint-degree program with the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University in New York. An avid writer, he has been published in Fresh Ink for Teens, a teen subsidiary of the New York Jewish Week, and the Huffington Post's Teen Section.


Articles by Amram Altzman

What Happens at Keshet’s Growing LGBTQ and Ally Teen Shabbaton

Creating a space that is radically inclusive, empathic and empowering for those of us who often feel marginalized in our communities.

Out, Orthodox, and In College

Ami wrote this right before he left for college this fall. He bravely chronicled coming out at his Orthodox high school ...

Senior Year: APs, College Prep, and Coming Out in My Orthodox High School

  When I tell my friends who are not Orthodox that I’m out of the closet and attending a Modern ...