Simcha Weinstein


Simcha Weinstein is an author, speaker, and disability rights advocate.

His first book, Up, Up, and Oy Vey: How Jewish History, Culture, and Values Shaped the Comic Book Superhero, has been profiled on CNN, BBC, and Disney+. He is the Chair of the Religious Affairs Committee at Pratt Institute and was recently named “New York’s Hippest Rabbi” by PBS. He serves on the NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (NYS DDPC), a federally-funded New York State agency working under the Governor’s direction. His latest project is The Jewish Autism Network, a grass-roots shtetl.