Simone Miller

2020-21 Rising Voices Fellow Simone Miller

Simone Miller, a senior at Ida Crown Jewish Academy in Skokie, Illinois, serves as Editor-in-Chief of her school newspaper and yearbook, and as Prose Editor of her school’s literary magazine. She co-founded and serves as president of the Student to Student program in Chicago, teaching high school students about Judaism through peer presentations. Simone is politically active on issues pertaining to Israel, feminism, sustainable fashion, and environmentalism. She is a member of her school’s cross country and Model UN teams, and she spent the last two summers at the Drisha Institute for advanced Talmud study for women.

Blog Posts

Illustration of Figures Celebrating with Candles in Background

Shabbat During the 2020 Election Week: Finding Community and Solidarity

Simone Miller

On Shabbat, our Mexican American neighbors informed our largely Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of the results: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had won. 

Illustration of Curly Hair

Embracing My Curls, Embracing My Jewish Femininity

Simone Miller

My hair doesn’t only destroy hair ties; it also destroys insecurities about my Jewishness and femininity.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Simone Miller." (Viewed on February 26, 2021) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/miller-simone>.