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Alex Estroff

Alex Estroff
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Alex Estroff, JWA contributor.

Alex Estroff, a high school senior at the Weber School, has lived in Atlanta and received a Jewish education his entire life. He is fortunate enough to have the opportunity to study various subjects (particularly English, his favorite) in a Jewish environment at his high school. More than anything, Alex immerses himself in sports, whether it be playing, watching, reading, or writing about them. While he does not know exactly what he intends to do in the future, Alex does plan on majoring in English or literature at the University of Georgia next fall.

Blog posts

Shadow Box on the Life of Amelia “Zenia” Greszes by Alex Estroff, 2013

Jewish Women in Modern America: Lessons to Live By

Last semester, I was one of four boys in a course at The Weber School dedicated to Jewish women in modern America—a group of people who have had great impact on our lives. However, this group has received little of the public recognition it deserves and is vastly underrepresented in traditional history classes. Like most other American high school students, I have spent the bulk of my academic career studying Christian men from Europe. No wonder that I knew little or nothing about these remarkable women. Yet learning about them is only one reason why this course was so enlightening.

Topics: Crafts, Education

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