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Sarah Epstein graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in history. She has trained and worked in the field of sexual health and education for the past three years.

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Teaching Sex Ed to Young Modern Orthodox Women

In the years I attended Modern Orthodox day schools, I received close to zero sex education. Aside from one class period in the sixth grade dedicated to menstruation and a week during my senior year devoted to learning the laws of Neidah (Jewish ritual purity laws relating to menstruation), I remained in the dark about reproduction and sexual health, as well as about how they related to my identity as a young Jewish woman.

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Jewish Women's Archive. " Sarah Epstein ." (Viewed on April 26, 2015) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/sarah-epstein-0>.

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