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Emily Axelrod

2018-2019 Rising Voices Fellow Emily Axelrod
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Emily Axelrod, 2018-2019 Rising Voices Fellow

Emily Axelrod is a junior at Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC. When not discussing politics, she can be found running, climbing, rowing, or registering voters. In addition to leading a volunteer group through her school at an assisted living home, Emily is also a member of her school's Model UN club, math team, and non-male affinity group. Emily is also her temple youth group's Social Action VP. She enjoys playing with her puppy, watching the West Wing, and talking about Camp Chimney Corners, where she's found many of her female role models.

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Emily Axelrod at L'Taken

Stirred and Spurred to Action

Judaism never seemed to offer anything that stoked my social justice fire. I didn’t hear many calls to action in services; partly because I wasn’t looking, and partly because services felt mundane to me.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Emily Axelrod." (Viewed on February 18, 2019) <>.


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