Lilah Peck

Photo of Lilah Peck, in front of tree wearing geometric shirt with a white, orange, and pink pattern.

Lilah Peck is a junior at Charlotte Country Day School in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she serves as the copy editor of her school newspaper and president of the interfaith club, where she leads forums relating to Jewish identity and current events. She is an active member of NCSY and BBYO. She spends her summers at Camp Ramah Darom, and she is an alumna of Ramah’s Israel semester program, Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim. She loves musical theater, and when she is not in rehearsal she can be found at Zumba at the JCC, listening to Jack Johnson, or enjoying a cup of bubble tea.

Blog Posts

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"Planting Seeds": A Writer's Job Interview

Lilah Peck

Of all the interview questions I’d prepared for, I didn’t think of this one: "Why are you a writer?”

Topics: Writing, Fiction
Rising Voices Fellow Lilah Peck with her sister Adina

"Lech Lecha": My Sister’s Journey from Charlotte to Jerusalem

Lilah Peck

My sister went to seminary in Jerusalem after graduating high school, both geographically and symbolically far from her Charlotte roots.

"The Feminine Mystique" Book Cover by Betty Friedan

Dear Betty Friedan

Lilah Peck

Every good dystopian novel is about a character who questions the system. In this way, Betty Friedan is like my favorite characters: Katniss, Tris, Jonas. 

Topics: Feminism
Sunrise over the Kinneret in Israel. Figure in the foreground on rocks.

"A Light unto the Nations": The Power of our Words

Lilah Peck

My Judaism guides me to use my words in order to lead a mindful life of gratitude.

Topics: Prayer
Young woman standing next to brick wall, wearing ankle-length blue skirt with red striped pattern and a Vans shirt underneath a jean jacket. Signs photoshopped into the image next to the young woman in English and Hebrew read: "Please do not pass through our neighborhood in immodest clothes"

Wonder Woman's Hemline

Lilah Peck

The length of your hemline doesn’t matter as long as you choose it for yourself and you accept those who choose differently.


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