Shoshanah Curiel-Alessi

2020-21 Rising Voices Fellow Shoshanah Curiel-Alessi

Shoshanah Curiel-Alessi is a senior at Jewish Community High School in San Francisco, California. She is the president of the student advisory board at her school, working to make it a more inclusive and socially aware place. She is also the president of her youth group and an art teacher at her religious school. Shoshanah is heavily involved in the arts, theater, and yearbook scene at her school, and has dabbled with her school’s literary magazine and the school newspaper. She is passionate about intersectional feminism, body positivity, and matters of identity and race. Shoshanah also loves making art, reading, going on walks, and listening to music.

Blog Posts

Close up image of Shoshanah Curiel-Alessi's tie-dyed pink and purple tallit

How My Bat Mitzvah Tallit Helped Me Find My Voice

Shoshanah Curiel-Alessi

This prayer shawl was the antithesis of everything I’d told myself I was supposed to be; it challenged tradition, caught attention, and took up space.

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