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Emma Mair

2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellow Emma Mair
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Emma Mair, 2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellow

Emma Mair is a junior at Masconomet Regional High School in Topsfield, Massachusetts. At school she is part of the Women and Gender Studies Club and the Gender Sexuality Alliance. Outside of school she is an active member of her temple community, the North Shore Jewish community, and her dance studio. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching documentaries, and taking naps. Emma hopes to become a Rabbi one day.

Blog posts

Rising Voices Fellow Emma Mair with her Cousin Izzy

A Letter to My Little Cousin

In the past year a lot has changed in the world that we live in, and all of these changes–many scary–have inspired me to try my hardest to tell you the truth about the reality that girls once lived in, and the reality we live in today.

Rising Voices Fellow Emma Mair

From Scared to Empowered

It happened at a bar mitzvah. I remember their faces as clear as day and their voices as dark as night. Encircled by seven boys, I couldn’t move and no one could see me. 

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Emma Mair." (Viewed on December 16, 2017) <>.


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