From the Archives: This Forgotten Hanukkah Heroine Deserves All the Love

Happy Hanukkah! In honor of this holiday of resistance, I’m sharing one of my favorite pieces I’ve written—all about the biblical badass, Judith. I won’t spoil the ending for you, but definitely check out what makes her so incredible. This Forgotten Hanukkah Heroine Deserves All the Love Hanukkah season is here. This means latkes, menorahs, […]

I graduated! (Freaking finally)

Yes, the rumors are true. Yours truly has finally, finally finished undergrad after 9 semesters of kicking ass in DC. I finished my 4.5 years with a Bachelors of the Arts in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies this past Sunday. It’s taken me quite some time to actually gather my thoughts on the culmination of […]

Testifying to the DC Council in support of the Strengthening Reproductive Health Protections Amendment Act of 2019

Today, I had the immense privilege to testify to the The Council of the District of Columbia about B23-434 – Strengthening Reproductive Health Protections Amendment Act of 2019. This is my first time testifying and I am deeply grateful for NARAL Pro-Choice America for allowing me to testify and speak my truth as a young, Queer, Jewish woman living […]

Hashem is Pro-Choice and So Am I: Amplify GA’s new campaign

I am blown away to be featured in Amplify GA’s incredible campaign, #GodIsProChoiceAndSoAmI. They launched their campaign a few weeks ago, saying: #GodIsProChoiceAndSoAmI With the holidays approaching, we reflect on how religion and abortion, when brought up in the same space, are expected to clash irrefutably—the notion that being a person of faith means to […]

2nd Annual WERC Summit is in the books!

Over a year ago I submitted my first-ever proposal for a conference and was shocked that it was accepted. Today, I got to recreate the experience and present the workshop again. This year’s Working to End Rape Culture Summit went brillantly. I had an incredibly attentive adience that asked thoughtful and engaging questions. We workshopped […]

Why I’m Preparing for Yom Kippur By Protesting at the Supreme Court

Today, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether or not it is legal to fire people for being LGBTQ. In 2019. In America. This is the reality we live in, folks. Yet many, many straight people I’ve talked to in the last few days have no idea this is happening. So read my latest […]

One year later: On Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Yom Kippur, and too many “sorrys”

One year after Dr. Ford testified to Congress, her story is still resonating with me. Especially just how much time she spent apologizing during her time. In light of Yom Kippur, a day of repentance and supplication, here’s what excessive apologizing means to me. Read my latest on JWA:

Why DC Statehood Is So Important For Abortion Rights

Y’ALL I MADE IT INTO BUSTLE! I am out of my mind excited for this (and honestly still shocked that it happened) especially considering Bustle is such a well-known outlet and this may seem like a niche topic. But it’s real! Check out all of the reasons why DC statehood is a feminist issue that […]

Escorting at an Abortion Clinic is Praying with My Feet

Getting this up here late! But I am so proud to have my first ever piece up for Lilith Magazine (I’ve been a subscriber for almost four years!). This summer I spent a lot of time thinking about abortion and the reproductive freedom movement. I also became a trained clinic escort and have applied to […]

RBG’s subtle and Jewish resistance explained

I kind of can’t believe this, but I wrote about RBG for the first time. No idea why it took so long! The other day, Justice Ginsburg once again reminded the world she’s a force to be reckoned with. During an interview with NPR, she said: “There was a senator — I think it was […]

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