Recently, I had the great pleasure of speaking with Michael Kaminar at The Forward, the country's leading Progressive Jewish newspaper about drag, jewish thought, and the ways in which they overlap.
“Identity for Jews like us was shaped by cultural practices and family traditions rather than allegiances of place or language or class, because those things continued to be redefined for us,” Steinberg said. “Drag operates along similar lines. As a drag performer, my identity exists in music, art and fashion, not in any one ‘language’ of gender or ‘appearance.’"
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