Neima Fax

Photo of Neima Fax, in front of a tree wearing a white shirt featuring a multicolor horizontal stripe.

Neima Fax is a senior at Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles. She is Chief Photo Editor of her school newspaper, an active participant in Drama, head of the Women's Luncheon (feminist club), and a member of the LA Yachad teen board. Her passions include feminism, Zionism, Judaism, photography, reading, writing, and makeup. Neima has attended Camp Stone for seven summers, where she has learned to connect with her Judaism. She is an active participant in her shul, where she reads from the Torah every few months. When she's not out with her friends, she is either taking photos, learning how to be a better feminist, writing poems, doing her makeup, re-watching The Office, or just listening to music.

Blog Posts

Illustration of Parts of the Body

Social Media “Influencers”: Start Influencing Girls to Love Ourselves

Neima Fax

Girls today are given an image of what an ideal body should look like on social media, and our introduction into womanhood and knowing our bodies is through the lens of fixing it.

Topics: Feminism, Media
School cafeteria

A Seat at the Table: Advocating in My Modern Orthodox School

Neima Fax

For the rest of the shabbaton, I wanted to walk up to the teacher and let him know how bothered I was by what had happened. But the shabbaton ended, and I didn’t talk to him. 

"Sleeping girl," painting by Sonia Delaunay, 1907

Blu Greenberg: Making a Home at the Intersection

Neima Fax

I learned from Blu Greenberg that to accept the discomfort of existing in the intersection between feminism and Judaism is an empowering thing to do.

Topics: Feminism, Jewish Law
Neima Fax reading from the Torah.

The Aliyah Situation

Neima Fax

That Simchat Torah, I saw the Torah not as something I had easy access to, but something generations of women had to fight to even touch.

Grandmother coloring on paper with her grandchildren. They sit on and around a red couch.

My Time on the Line

Neima Fax

ENFP. Extraversion, intuition, feeling, perception. Four words that, according to the Myers-Briggs personality test, define me as a person.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Neima Fax." (Viewed on September 22, 2020) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/fax-neima>.