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 […]

International Women’s Day and Israeli Feminism

Happy International Women’s Day! Let’s take a look at the status of women’s rights in Israel and commit ourselves to fighting for feminist values in the US and Israel. Read my latest for Student Israeli below. “Today, Israeli feminists are still fighting for equality within a state that is marred by right-wing, religiously controlled institutions. […]

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!

What it meant to get arrested for protesting Kavanaugh as a feminist and a Jew

Yesterday, I was arrested. Yep. What would possess me, a 21-year-old, to participate in a civil disobedience direct action? Well, unsurprisingly, my feminist and my Jewish values. Read a full reflection on my experience and watch a clip below!

Celebrating the Modern Matriarchs

When we pray, we pray about the same four women: Sarah, Leah, Rebekah, Rachael. But this Women’s History Month, let’s celebrate the Jewish women whose shoulders we still stand on ourselves. Read my full post here! Thanks to The David Project for publishing my words!!

The (Brief) History of Oral Contraception

Check out this quick an dirty presentation on the medical history of birth control for my class, Women in American since 1850! Due to time constraints, not everything could be included in this presentation, but I highlighted a few of the key women, as this is a Women’s History class.  

Lorde and Keating: Two Black feminist, two sides of the same coin

One of the most compelling aspects of the feminist movement is the diversity of thought and action from various women throughout feminism’s history. Decades of research, activism, hurdles, barriers, and victories for women have been a crucible for a wealth of curated knowledge from some of the world’s most brilliant minds. Two of those minds […]

Book Review: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman My rating: 5 of 5 stars This short story was incredible. The even tone was chilling and I highly recommend. This was initially published in 1899, and yet so many of the themes remain relevant and hold true, especially in today’s climate of uncertainty surrounding women’s rights. My […]

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