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Eva Bilick

Eva Bilick is a proud feminist and aspiring writer living in New York City. She attended Orthodox day schools from ages 5 to 17, identifying as “Conservadox.” While she loves Judaism, she no longer identifies as any specific denomination. You can follow her on Twitter @EvaBilick.

Blog posts

Rose Sanderson and Women's Suffragists, 1913

Why Women's History Month Insults Women

Every year, college campuses and feminist institutions set aside one month to celebrate the trials and achievements of women throughout history. Many of these women are virtually unknown to the public due to their absence from most history books. To combat this issue, Women’s History Month was established to shed light on these unsung heroes.

"We Can Do It" Poster, circa 1943

Breaking the Modern Orthodox Glass Ceiling

Recently, The Jewish Week published an article by Rabbi Dan Friedman about the roles of women in modern Orthodoxy. The article, entitled “Female Orthodox Rabbis? We Already Have Them,” argues that as women pursue the chance to become rabbis in some modern Orthodox circles, they undermine the influential roles women have in modern Orthodoxy, such as the learned and spiritual rebbetzin or the guest lecturer at shul.

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Jewish Women's Archive. " Eva Bilick ." (Viewed on September 21, 2017) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/eva-blick>.

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