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Mordechai Levovitz

Mordechai Levovitz is the founder and Clinical Director of JQY (Jewish Queer Youth), a NY-based nonprofit supporting LGBTQ Jewish youth from Orthodox, Hassidic, and Sephardi communities. In his tenure, he created and spearheaded projects like JQY Teen Drop-In Center, The Orthodox Mental Health Conference on Sexuality, the “It Gets Better” Video for Orthodox Queer Jews, and the Yeshiva University Gay Panel. Mordechai has run a private Social Work practice for child transgender care as well as working at the Youth Program of the Manhattan LGBTQ Center. Trained at Stony Brook School of Medicine and the NYU Silver School of Social Work, Mordechai is a certified Rape Crisis Advocate and has served for two years as the LGBTQ Consultant for the United Nations NGO Committee for Human Rights.