Ellie Klibaner-Schiff

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Ellie Klibaner-Schiff is a senior at Maimonides School in Brookline, MA, where she is Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper, captain of the Math team and Mock Trial team, and founder of the Girls Who Code club. Ellie was a reporter for "Since Parkland," a joint project between The Trace and The Miami Herald, where she worked to chronicle the lives of children killed by gun violence in the year following the Parkland school shooting. She spends her Sunday mornings volunteering at Gateways, a Hebrew school for kids with disabilities, and is a 2019–2020 Rising Voices Fellowship alumna. Ellie will attend Harvard University after a gap year in Israel. 

Blog Posts

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"Since Parkland": Writing the Stories of Youth Victims of Gun Violence

Ellie Klibaner-Schiff

With "Since Parkland," I tried to celebrate other kids' lives and acknowledge the failures that ended them.

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The Power of My Voice: Combatting Insensitivity in My High School

Ellie Klibaner-Schiff

I think I hesitated to counter my classmate’s offensive comment because I didn’t want to be perceived as overdramatic. 

Topics: Schools, Science
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Tracing the Roots of Jewish Women's Education

Ellie Klibaner-Schiff

Sarah Schenirer started the revolution—that is still in process today—to create equal Torah learning opportunities for women.

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What a Coding Program Taught Me about Privilege

Ellie Klibaner-Schiff

As one of four white girls in my Girls Who Code Summer Immersion class of twenty, I was confronted by my privilege in a way that I'd never been before.

Topics: Activism, Technology
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Leining: A Balancing Act

Ellie Klibaner-Schiff

Existing at the border between modern and traditional values often feels like teetering across a balance beam.


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ellie Klibaner-Schiff." (Viewed on May 28, 2024) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/klibaner-schiff-ellie>.