Allison Abrams

Allison Abrams headshot

Allison Abrams recently graduated from Binghamton University with a degree in Judaic studies. Allison grew up in Queens, NY, and attended LaGuardia High School for the Arts where she studied voice. These days, when she's not babysitting, she studies Yiddish and volunteers at Northside Mutual Aid, a food pantry in Binghamton, NY, run by and for the local community. As the president of the newly established racial justice committee at her childhood synagogue in Forest Hills, she is also working to implement anti-racism education and infrastructure within her community. Allison was the oral history intern for the Jewish Women's Archive several summers ago, but always makes her way back somehow, occasionally writing for the blog and staying in touch with her friends at JWA. 

Blog Posts

Sexual Education Illustration

Meet the Hasidic Women Talking about Sex

Allison Abrams

The Jewish Orthodox Women’s Medical Association (JOWMA) is breaking barriers.

"Don't start with me, Karen" sign

Calling Out the Karens in the Jewish Community

Allison Abrams

How do white Jewish women contribute to anti-Blackness?

Yasmine Esther Crop

A Virtual Sanctuary for Jewish Women of Color

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Instagram has allowed an inclusive, socially aware community of Jewish Women of Color to thrive.

Topics: Activism, Religion

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Allison Abrams." (Viewed on April 15, 2021) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/abrams-allison>.