Sofia Isaias-Day

2021-2022 Rising Voices Fellow Sofia Isaias-Day

Sofia Isaias-Day is a junior at Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Oregon. She is a proud member of B'nai Brith Youth Organization and is the co-founder and co-president of the Corvallis chapter. Sofia is interested in business and is an alumni of the BOSS seminar at Smeal College of Business at Penn State. She is also an intern for a small business in her home town. Sofia loves to play tennis, read books, spend time with friends and do outdoor activities.

Blog Posts

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Writing My Jewish Magical Realism

Sofia Isaias-Day

My two identities and their literary traditions, Torah and magical realism, work together to shape my writing style.

Topics: Fiction, Ritual
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"Jennifer's Body": A Metacommentary on Exploitation in the Film Industry

Sofia Isaias-Day

The film Jennifer's Body addresses themes of assault and exploitation without being obvious about it—which may have been a necessary tactic.

Topics: Feminism, Television
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"Our Bodies, Ourselves" in 2022

Sofia Isaias-Day

As a Jewish feminist, I have a responsibility to further the movement started by the writers of Our Bodies, Ourselves.

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How My Star of David Necklace Helped Me Understand My Jewish Identity

Sofia Isaias-Day

The Star of David and its history helps me understand the different layers of my Jewish identity; the symbol represents the different cultures we’ve embraced as part of the diaspora.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Sofia Isaias-Day." (Viewed on February 7, 2023) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/isaias-day-sofia>.