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Josephine Rosman

2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellow Josephine Rosman
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Josephine Rosman, 2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellow

Josephine Rosman is a sophomore at J. R. Masterman High School in Philadelphia, PA, where she is a leader in the GSA and participates in the Feminism Club. She plays for the Philadelphia Roller Derby Juniors team. Off the track, Josie enjoys reading, writing, learning about history, and spending time with her friends and family.

Blog posts

Eve Ensler

The Eve Ensler Monologue

I’ve always believed in the power of words. I’ve learned the most from engaging with individuals’ stories, and the best way I know how to influence others is through my writing. I believe that using words as a way to push for social change is profoundly meaningful, and Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, is a perfect example of this phenomenon.

Topics: Feminism, Theater
Biblical Family Tree

Claiming Bilhah and Zilpah

One afternoon when I was in the 7th grade, my Hebrew tutor, Sarah, was wearing a shirt that read: “Sarah & Rebecca & Rachel & Leah & Bilhah & Zilpah.” The first four names, the names of the matriarchs, were familiar to me. I had heard these names for as long as I could remember at temple, but I had never heard the last two names before. 

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Josephine Rosman." (Viewed on December 17, 2017) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/josephine-rosman>.

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