Simcha Halpert-Hanson graduated from Eugene Lang College at the New School with a degree in Poetry and a minor in Jewish Studies. They are deeply invested in the unity of radical queerness and frumkeit as well as the psychological awakening of Ashkenazi Jewry. They are a member of the transgender and Jewish band Schmekel and currently work at the UJA Federation of NY on the Commission for Jewish Identity and Renewal.
Articles by Simcha Halpert-Hanson
Finding Fallen Sparks in the Mosh Pit
When I was 21, I came out as transgender and identified as a boy. Simultaneously I also came out as ...