We’re expanding our Encyclopedia of Jewish Women and we need your help! Know an extraordinary Jewish woman whose story should be told? Nominate her to be included!
Close [x]

Show [+]

 

You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Lily Drazin

2018-2019 Rising Voices Fellow Lily Drazin
Full image
Lily Drazin, 2018-2019 Rising Voices Fellow

Lily Drazin is a senior at Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles, California, where she's captain of the varsity basketball team, president of the GLI (Girls Learn International) club, and a dedicated AP Art student. Each summer she attends Camp Ramah in California where she further explores her Jewish identity and learns how to enrich her leadership skills. When she's not exploring thrift shops on Melrose or binging Comedy Central's Broad City, Lily enjoys cuddling with her dogs, strengthening her passion for feminism, and discovering new Indie/Alternative music.

Blog posts

Ilana Glazer Cropped

My Intersectional Feminist Queen, Ilana Wexler

“Madonna, Rihanna, Ilana!” That’s just one of the many unique jingles enthusiastically sung by none other than the ultimate feminist, Jewess, and queen: Ilana Wexler. Wexler, the fictional character from Comedy Central’s hit series Broad City, embodies every aspect of what it means to be a badass, world-changing, intersectional feminist.

Lily Drazin at her Bat Mitzvah

Orthodoxy, Feminism, and Me

My family, being more progressive than most in our community, are strong believers in women reading from the Torah. My older sister, Jennie, read Torah at Robinson’s Arch, the egalitarian section of the Western Wall, for her Bat Mitzvah, so it was a given that I would do the same.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Lily Drazin." (Viewed on March 22, 2019) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/lily-drazin>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

The JWA Podcast

listen now

Poll

How do you prefer your latkes?

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Twitter

1 hour
"Esther has become a symbol for the agunah, a woman trapped in an unwanted marriage, and her fast day, taanit Esthe… https://t.co/wx6Td5pxNW
2 hr
RT : Faye Schulman is the only known Jewish partisan to capture the World War II experience on film. Her rare collection… https://t.co/kmJ54aEhtD