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Minnah Stein

2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellow Minnah Stein
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Minnah Stein, 2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellow

Minnah Stein is a senior at Pine View School in Osprey, Florida. She is a passionate activist and feminist who is committed to practicing Tikkun Olam. She founded EMPOWERU to take on issues important to teens. She serves on the advisory board of Stop Sexual Assault in Schools, and the Community Youth Development board. She is a member of her school’s speech and debate team where she competes nationally. She volunteers at Girls Inc. to encourage girls to be strong, smart and bold. Minnah enjoys reading and playing her ukulele and banjo. She is a 2017 recipient of the prestigious Anne Frank Humanitarian Award.

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The World Could Use More Sheila Finestones

She was an under-the-radar super hero. She wasn’t famous, and they don’t teach you about her in school, but Sheila Finestone is someone worth celebrating. Even though her contributions to society weren't always noticed the way they should be, she never let the sun set on her sense of service. 

Rising Voices Fellow Minnah Stein at her Bat Mitzvah

How My Bat Mitzvah Changed My Life

When you’re 13, the world seems very small to you. All you know is your family, your friends, and where you live. You don’t worry about solving world hunger or keeping the peace between nations; you just stay in your own bubble. But when I was 13, I became a Bat Mitzvah. 

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Minnah Stein." (Viewed on December 13, 2017) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/minnah-stein>.

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