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Emma Cohn

2018-2019 Rising Voices Fellow Emma Cohn
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Emma Cohn, 2018-2019 Rising Voices Fellow

Emma Cohn is a senior at the School of Inquiry and Life Sciences at Asheville in Asheville, NC. Through her synagogue, she serves as the Secretary and Social Action Vice President of the NFTY chapter and an assistant teacher at the Sunday religious school. She also does volunteer work for Carolina Jews for Justice and serves on the board for Asheville's Jewish Community Relations Council. Besides work at her temple, Emma runs an organization for teenage girls called Girl Speak (@girl.speak on Instagram) and enjoys reading, writing, watching comedy and mystery TV shows, and listening to music.

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The Wonder of Representation

Watching Patty Jenkins’s 2017 film Wonder Woman was nothing short of a transformative experience. It was a victory, glorious and all-consuming, and it was my victory. I was the hero. And as I sat in that theater, tongue dry with over-buttered popcorn and stale air, I cried.

Topics: Film

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Emma Cohn." (Viewed on November 17, 2018) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/emma-cohn>.

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