Last night, I had an amazing opportunity to hold a conversation on my campus about the prevalence of antisemitism on my campus. I am BLOWN AWAY by how incredible this dialogue turned out. Nearly 40 people from dozens of campus organizations and offices came. This included staff, students, and faculty, both Jewish and non-Jewish. The folks […]
I have often heard, mainly with notes of derision and dismissal, that colleges today are hyper-liberal institutions. Why is this seen as such a bad thing? Shouldn’t this not only be celebrated, but encouraged? Read what I have to say about college activism here! I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to guest-post for […]
This past week has been a whirlwind of emails, meetings, outreach, educating, conversing, and listening. But I am so proud to be making this important change on our campus, and I hope the work that I’m doing has a lasting impact on how AU talks about anti-Semitism and anti-Jewish oppression. Read more about my efforts […]
Earlier this week, my campus experienced another incident of bigoted postering by an outsider. The response by the campus? For the most part, resounding silence. Why are the Jewish students not receiving support and solidarity from other groups on campus claiming to care about intersectionality? Read what I have to say here.
One year ago, I was asked by my campus’s Hillel to attend the annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill. The day centered around policy and political advocacy. After a morning filled with panels, politicians, and networking, we got to lobby our representatives on the issue of disability. Here’s what I said to Hillel […]
To me, the link between Progressivism and Zionism is clear. But to many of today’s activists, Zionism is a reason for exclusion from progressive spaces. So why did I march again this year? Read my interview with American University’s College of Arts and Sciences here.
The morning of the second Women’s March on Washington, I was asked by Washington Jewish Week my motives and thoughts on the movement. Here’s what I had to say.
This year, I almost didn’t attend the Women’s March. After a lackluster response to rising incidents of anti-Semitism and negative anti-Zionist sentiment, I didn’t think there was a place for me as a progressive Zionist and a feminist Jew. Then, along came Zioness Movement. Check out the Zioness press release in regards to the Women’s March here!
Access to Emergency Contraception is an integral part of a student’s overall health and well-being. It is a necessary tool in a young person’s sexual health and American University should make it easier for the student body to access. Read more here.
Every year, AAUW holds webinars for other Chapter leaders to hone their skills. This year, I was asked to participate alongside some other badass student leaders!