Mira Eras

2021-2022 Rising Voices Fellow Mira Eras

Mira Eras is a senior at Teaneck High School in Teaneck, New Jersey. At school, she is a member of the medical club, an officer of the HEAL girls mentoring organization, and a participant in the theater program. Outside of school, Mira is an intern with the Teaneck Democratic Municipal Committee and spends her summers at Camp Yavneh, her home away from home. In her free time, Mira can be found reading, writing, and watching her favorite shows.

Blog Posts

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My Dad Gives Me Choices: On Male Authority Today

Mira Eras

The chance to have power over my own choices is an incredible opportunity that many people don't have, now more than ever.

Topics: Family, Feminism
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The Fight for Family Paid Leave: From 1919 to Today

Mira Eras

From activists like Rose Schneiderman in 1919 to activists today advocating for the paid leave section of the trillion-dollar infrastructure bill in Congress, we've been trying to change the system.

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My Charoset Bowl: From Female Ancestors, to My Mom, to Me

Mira Eras

Mira Eras describes how a charoset bowl passed through generations of women in her family keeps her feeling connected to her mother's love for holiday traditions.

Topics: Feminism, Food, Passover

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Mira Eras." (Viewed on January 28, 2023) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/eras-mira>.