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Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler Headshot

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler works in reproductive justice and earned her MA in Folklore in 2021. She's interested in the politics of secular Jewish identity in the United States, abortion rights and accessibility, labor organizing, and the demilitarization of the border. You can find her writing (both academic and personal) at justineorlovskyschnitzler.squarespace.com. She's also on Twitter @justineodashs.

Blog Posts

Abortion rights activists protest outside Supreme Court

The Supreme Court and the Future of Abortion

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Now more than ever, Jews who are concerned about threats to reproductive justice must stand firm in their support for abortion rights.

Kamala Harris speaking at the 2019 National Forum on Wages and Working People

"Do Not Come": Kamala Harris's Warning to Migrants

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

During a recent visit to Guatemala, Vice President, Kamala Harris issued a stark warning to would-be migrants: "Do not come."

Topics: Immigration
Yiddish Duolingo graphic

What Does Duolingo Mean for Yiddish?

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Yiddish is finally on Duolingo. What does that mean for the language?

Topics: Jewish History
Naomi entreating Ruth and Orpah to return to the land of Moab

Why Don't Americans Celebrate Shavuot?

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

Americans all but ignore the holiday. How come?

Topics: Shavuot
Composite Image of Vaccination and Scripture

What Do Jewish Ethics Say about Vaccination?

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

During this stage of the pandemic, we can turn to Jewish ethics for guidance on vaccination.

Topics: Medicine
Woman cooking with a background of food and cooking utensils

The Politics of Holiday Preparation

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

The execution of holidays—and ritual more broadly—is political.

Topics: Food
Pro-Choice Demonstrators Outside the Supreme Court in 1989, Washington DC

Roe v. Wade is the Floor, Not the Ceiling

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

What's next for the reproductive justice movement?

Gallows near the US Capitol, January 6, 2021

The Answer to Rising Fascism in the US? Collective Liberation

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

On January 6, 2021, white nationalists stormed the Capitol. What do we do now?

Culture Warlords cover

In "Culture Warlords" Talia Lavin Unmasks Nazis and Sheds Light on the Dark Web

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

JWA reviews Talia Lavin's debut, Culture Warlords: My Journey Into the Dark Web of White Supremacy.

Topics: Anti-Semitism
Mexico-US border wall at Tijuana, Mexico

Keep the Pressure On: Jewish Activists Continue the Fight for Immigration Justice Under Biden

Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler

JWA's politics writer talks to Jewish activists from Never Again Action about keeping the pressure on the incoming presidential administration when it comes to immigration justice.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Justine Orlovsky-Schnitzler." (Viewed on June 29, 2022) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/justine-orlovsky-schnitzler>.