Mirabel Sandler

2018-2019 Rising Voices Fellow Mirabel Sandler

Mirabel Sandler is a junior at Hunter College High School in New York City. Mirabel participates in a plethora of clubs including Argus, her school's literary magazine; JCAC, the Jewish Cultural Awareness Club; and the term council. When she's not doing homework, research at the American Museum of Natural History, interning at a writing organization or at her local assemblywoman's constituent office, she's most likely sleeping or discussing the state of the union. She's a fan of good iced coffee and her birkenstocks.

Blog Posts

2017 NYC Women's March

Gaping Ideologies at Whole Foods

Mirabel Sandler

I’ve spent my formative years in various liberal bubbles, shielded from the reality of a bigoted and unaccepting America. I’ve been fortunate enough to live in New York City, a progressive hub and notoriously accepting city, to spend five summers at Eisner Camp, a Reform Jewish camp where we often discuss gun violence prevention, and to attend the progressive Temple Shaaray Tefila my whole life.

Mirabel Sandler at her Bat Mitzvah

My Big Fat Feminist Bat Mitzvah

Mirabel Sandler

The very idea that I would have to proudly chant and accept this story, this version of Judaism that so obviously conflicted with my feminist sensibility, forced me to question my Jewish identity in a very real way, and for the first time.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Mirabel Sandler." (Viewed on September 29, 2023) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/mirabel-sandler>.