Reflecting on my WERC: Working to End Rape Culture Summit 2018

Today, I had the distinct honor to present a workshop at this year’s WERC (Working to End Rape Culture) Summit at Georgetown. Put on by Georgetown University’s Sexual Assault Peer Educators- SAPEs, this full-day conference centered on sexual violence education and advocacy. Local students, administrators, and community organizations from across the DMV area presented on the […]

The Jewish response to abortion and why we’re *still* talking about it in 2018

Religious liberty is a term that is most often thrown around by right-wing, conservative-leaning Christians in the context of taking away other people’s rights. These rights tend to be what I would consider progressive, the right to love and marry whomever you choose, the right control when and how you start a family, and the […]

Domestic Violence on College Campuses (Part 3)

Today may be the last day of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but our work is far from done. Check out the final piece of my three-part series on domestic violence on campus, in which I address two challenging forms of abuse: digital abuse and stalking. Read it here!

The Jewish Response to Domestic Violence

My latest for the wonderful Jewish Women’s Archive is up! In this piece, I look at the history of shalom bayit and the incredible women fighting to eliminate domestic violence in Jewish households. Read it here.

Techines: Yiddish prayers by women, for women

My latest for Alma is up! In this piece, I discover how powerful these simple Yiddish prayers are for women and the role they served both hundreds of years ago and today. Read it here!

Domestic Violence on College Campuses (Part 2)

It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Check out my part 2 of three of my series on domestic violence for The Eagle. This piece is all about academic and financial abuse and how those uniquely affect college students. Domestic violence can look many different ways, but if you think you or someone you love is experiencing domestic violence, […]

Domestic Violence on College Campuses (Part 1)

It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Check out my latest for The Eagle in which I discuss what domestic violence can look like on college campuses. Domestic violence can look many different ways, but if you think you or someone you love is experiencing domestic violence, call the National Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 and make an appointment […]

Interview with Harvard Radio Broadcasting: Why I spent my summer protesting

This summer, I was interviewed by the incredible Joyce Lu of Harvard Radio Broadcasting. In it, I discussed why I was protesting in support of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra. Basically, this was a Supreme Court case deciding whether or not Crisis Pregnancy Centersshould be allowed to lie and manipulate women who […]

Speaking out at the Supreme Court against Kavanaugh

Tonight I had the honor of getting to speak at the Stop Kavanaugh Vigil outside of the Supreme Court. Aside from feeling like returning home (I spent many, many hours outside SCOTUS this summer), I felt an unbelievable sense of community, support, and of course rage. Rage at Kavanaugh, rage at the GOP, rage at […]

How to respond when your friends disclose their assault to you.

It has been a tough two weeks, to say the least, with a near constant bombardment of Christine Ford’s testimony and Kavanaugh’s upsetting response. Many survivors of assault have been sharing their truths, some out of empowerment and some out of fear that their attacker will one day occupy a seat of immense power. Either […]