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Six Months After Colleyville: The Power of Journalism and (Less So) Running


Discouraged and still reeling from the events of the past weekend, I took the story of Colleyville and the continued hatred against Jewish individuals in this country to our school newspaper.

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Jewish Summer Camp and The Book of Ruth: The Power of a Jewish Woman's Support


While my first go at standing up to a man in a position of power may not have gone as planned, I've recognized in the events that followed the power of Jewish women, like Ruth and Naomi, to lift each other back up.

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Celebrate Women Engaging in Jewish Practice—Including Wearing Tallitot


There's a difference between being tolerated and being wanted and, for me, wearing a tallit proves that I’m wanted in the Jewish world.


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ilah." (Viewed on April 22, 2024) <>.