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Rising Voices Fellow Rana Bickel Gardening with her Mom

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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Rana Bickel gardening with her mom on Mother's Day, an annual tradition for them.
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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Rana Bickel gardening with her mom on Mother's Day, an annual tradition for them.

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Rising Voices Fellow Abby Richmond with her Grandmother Cropped

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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Abby Richmond with her grandmother, Brenda.
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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Abby Richmond with her grandmother, Brenda.

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Rising Voices Fellow Abby Richmond with her Grandmother

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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Abby Richmond with her grandmother Brenda
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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Abby Richmond with her grandmother Brenda

Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate has refused to be pigeonholed in her comedy, from the controversial film Obvious Child to the quirky YouTube series Marcel the Shell.

Erica Jong

In her 1973 novel Fear of Flying, Erica Jong created the term “the zipless fuck” to question whether modern women, like men, could finally have sex with no strings attached.

Elizabeth Swados

One of the youngest playwrights ever to have a play produced on Broadway, Liz Swados was unafraid of tackling heavy subjects like politics, racism, and mental illness.

I’m Not A Princess Anymore

The world of Jewish women seems to be divided on the J.A.P. issue. Is it a positive term? Or is it a harmful one that reinforces negative stereotypes? In her article, Reclaim the J.A.P. ,for JWA’s blog, Alana Kayfetz argues that while most connotations of J.A.P. are harmful, we as Jewish women should work to redefine the term as follows: a J.A.P. is a  powerful woman who is confident and willing to work hard to get what she wants. 

Rising Voices Fellow Gabi Cantor Celebrating Halloween as a Child

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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Gabi Cantor as a young child celebrating Halloween.
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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Gabi Cantor as a young child celebrating Halloween.

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Emma Nuschi Plank

Emma Nuschi Plank’s multidisciplinary approach to child development helped doctors, teachers, psychologists, and social workers find a common language to work together.

An Open Letter to “Good Feminists”

In her November 2013 post for JWA’s blog, Marissa Harrington-Verb wrote about the challenges and critiques her mother faced with regard to her attachment parenting. Many people, including women, would critique Marissa’s mother for her very involved approach to parenting. Ultimately, Marissa argued that feminism is the freedom to make a choice. I could not agree more with Marissa’s point. 

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