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Samantha Wood

Samantha Wood lives in western Massachusetts. She works as the night managing editor at a daily newspaper.

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Afghani Girl Photo

In the Name of Allah: What a Young Afghani Woman Has Taught Me

Tell someone a story, and you don’t know what will happen next.

Last summer I was lucky to study at the Jewish Women’s Archive’s Institute for Educators. We spent five intense days learning the Living the Legacy curriculum with top scholars in social activism, Jewish feminism and history. In the coming months, I will be using Living the Legacy to teach a series of social justice workshops to teens in western Massachusetts.

But something else happened because of what I learned at the Jewish Women’s Archive.

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Jewish Women's Archive. " Samantha Wood ." (Viewed on July 30, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/samantha-wood>.

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