Lily Katz

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Lily Katz is a junior at Needham High School in Needham, Massachusetts, where she participates in theater and is the vice president of an activism-based theater community. As a junior leader of her high school's treble a cappella group, the Treble Rebels, and the school's feminist newspaper, she enjoys learning from her passionate peers as they work together toward equity. She is a junior chair of her high school's mental health advocacy group, and loves competing in speech tournaments, singing in chorale, and dancing at All That Jazz. In her free time, she works at her beloved Jewish camp, watches Modern Family, and frequents Starbucks.

Blog Posts

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Learning from Ora Namir and Advocating for a Better Israel

Lily Katz

The actions taken by so many progressive Israelis against their far-right government have inspired me to consider the history of activism and fights for equality within the state of Israel. I am particularly inspired by the legacy Ora Namir left for Israeli women.

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Raised to Stand Up

Lily Katz

My parents explicitly educated me in social justice issues, but not everyone learned these things as a child. What was the difference between my parents and my friends’ parents that had shaped the way we were raised?

Topics: Family

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lily Katz." (Viewed on February 26, 2024) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/katz-lily>.