Ellie Friedman

2021-2022 Rising Voices Fellow Ellie Friedman

Ellie Friedman is a sophomore at Vestal High School in Vestal, New York, a small town upstate. Ellie is president and founder of her high school debate team and participates in policy debate, public forum, and extemporaneous speaking. In addition, Ellie is a member of her school’s mock trial, cross-country, and track and field teams. Ellie spent four summers at Camp Ramah in the Poconos, and spent this past summer at Camp Ramah in the Rockies. Ellie plays piano, enjoys tennis, and loves skiing through long winters.

Blog Posts

Collage with Image of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Pen

Abolish the Death Penalty in Honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ellie Friedman

This month especially, while remembering everything RBG accomplished, we should take the time to look into the lesser known parts of Justice Ginsburg’s long career.

Mezuzah with Clay Figures in Foreground; Pomegranate Patterned Background

My Mezuzah is a Symbol of Feminist Welcoming and Protection

Ellie Friedman

"The mezuzah represents my identity as a Jewish feminist because of its emphasis on the act of welcoming."

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ellie Friedman." (Viewed on September 29, 2023) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/friedman-ellie>.