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Sarah Epstein

Sarah Epstein
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Sarah Epstein works in the area of sexual health and education.
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.

Blog posts

Condoms in a Box

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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"I want to be part of a change in the stigma around sex and sex education."