Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

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Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler is a recent graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill currently working on border issues in Arizona. She’s planning to attend graduate school next fall, and is working her way through the Great British Bake-Off Big Book of Baking in her spare time.

Blog Posts

Eli Wiesel Banner at the Jewish History Museum in Tucson

Jewish Diaspora in the Borderlands: An Interview with the Tucson Jewish History Museum

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

We talk to Josie Shapiro about the Tucson Jewish Museums's role in advocating for immigrant justice in Arizona and creating queer-affirming, feminist Jewish space.

Mrs. Maisel Season 3

Review: "Mrs. Maisel" Season 3

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

How does season three of Mrs. Maisel stack up?

Topics: Television, Comedy
Black and white cookies

Black and White: The Perfect Cookie

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Sure you've had black and white cookies, but have you made them?

Topics: Food Writing
Jewish Partisans in Poland

Zog Nit Keynmol: The Songs of Jewish Partisans

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Jewish partisans are far more compelling than any revenge fantasy cooked up by Quentin Tarantino because they were real.

Susan Sontag Mural

A Visit to the Tucson Jewish History Museum

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Visiting a Holocaust Museum as a Jew can be meaningful, painful, and sometimes, exposing.

Topics: Jewish History
Flourless Chocolate Cake

How to Pull Off Passover

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

A first-time Seder host shares her journey to prep for Passover, and a recipe for flourless chocolate cake with ganache.

Topics: Recipes, Passover
Forest Dark Book Cover

Review: Nicole Krauss's "Forest Dark"

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Forest Dark is an exploration of what happens when the relationships, material objects, and geographic locations that have come to constitute an identity fall apart.

"Egg Cream" Film Still

Neither Egg, Nor Cream: An Afternoon at the Tucson Jewish Film Festival

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

When I saw a flyer advertising the Tucson International Jewish Film Festival at the Jewish Community Center, with something called Egg Cream listed as a short film to be shown toward the end of January, I was intrigued.

Topics: Food, Film
Midge Maisel Catskills Season 2

Review: “Mrs. Maisel” Season 2

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Does The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel accurately portraying New York Jewish life in the 1950s, or is it caricature? One of our writers tackles this question in her review of season two.

Topics: Television
"Judith Slaying Holofernes" by Artemisia Gentileschi, circa 1614-20 (cropped).

Loving Judith

by Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Gentileschi’s rendition of Judith is a self-portrait—allowing her to wield a sword and take revenge, if only in fantasy. Judith Slaying Holofernes was the first piece of feminist art that really moved me. Even now, I get chills when I view it. I thought a lot about Judith this week, after dusting off my menorah and dutifully buying candles and gelt.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler." (Viewed on January 28, 2020) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/justine-orlovsky-schnitzler>.

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