The Jewish women behind all 100 years of the Equal Rights Amendment

The Jewish women behind all 100 years of the Equal Rights Amendment

Last week, Virginia made history with their vote to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment--first written almost 100 years ago--and finally make women constitutionally equal. This long struggle included some of the greatest activists and feminists this country has ever seen and, unsurprisingly, many of them are Jewish. Read all about them in my latest for [...]

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Women’s March wrap-up

Women’s March wrap-up

Year four was a success! Showing up in solidarity with my fellow Jewish women will never cease to energize me. It's been a whirlwind so I figured I'd make a quick wrap-up of this year's march in addition to some of the other content from the previous marches. It's been an absolute privilege and honor [...]

I’m in print! Washington Jewish Week: Why is this Women’s March different from all the others?

I’m in print! Washington Jewish Week: Why is this Women’s March different from all the others?

I’m in print for the 1st time! This is my column for Washington Jewish Week about the Women‘s March. This is the first time being printed since my The Eagle days as a staff columnist so I’d like to formally thank Nickolaus Mack and Haley Samsel for pushing me (read: putting up with me). I’m also in the same issue as Abby Stein which is [...]

Interview with WAMU: Voices Of The 2020 Women’s March In D.C.

Interview with WAMU: Voices Of The 2020 Women’s March In D.C.

My fourth year at the Women's March, my second leading a Zioness contingent. It's been a joy, it's been a struggle, it's been some of the most important work I've done. WAMU spoke with me and my fellow Zioness marchers about why we showed up. What was written was not quite what I said, but [...]

Year Four at the Women’s March! My first for Washington Jewish Week

Year Four at the Women’s March! My first for Washington Jewish Week

I can't believe it's been four years already. The 2020 Women's March on Washington is just around the corner and once again I am showing up in full force. Jewish women have been fighting for a fair and just Women’s March from the beginning. Like the second year of the March, I am proudly leading [...]

My favorite Hanukkah Heroine is published in the Washington Jewish Week

My favorite Hanukkah Heroine is published in the Washington Jewish Week

I forgot to publish this when it ran, but the Washington Jewish week ran my piece from Alma on Hanukkah! I've already reposted the article here a few times, but it's always very exciting to see my work published in new places. Check it out! https://washingtonjewishweek.com/62366/this-forgotten-chanukah-heroine-deserves-all-the-love/special-focuses/holiday-calendar/chanukah/

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

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. https://www.heyalma.com/this-forgotten-hanukkah-heroine-deserves-all-the-love/?fbclid=IwAR0TNne0Ei71-fcJIBUVafHEY2Ab9vgBcKDQwIfgoHXW93PsRFerHoQJTV8&utm_content=bufferad6dd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=almafacebook&utm_campaign=buffer

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

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]