Dahlia Plotkin-Oren

2020-21 Rising Voices Fellow Dahlia Plotkin-Oren

Dahlia Plotkin-Oren is a senior at El Cerrito High School in El Cerrito, California. She is a Diller Teen Fellow and is active in her school community as the president of the P.L.U.M Club (Please Learn about and Understand Menstruation). As an alumna of Alexander Muss High School in Israel, Dahlia is inspired by and passionate about her Judaism and its connection to Israel. She loves to spend her summers working with kids as a counselor at Camp Kee Tov.

Blog Posts

Image of Rowan Jimenez Singing, wearing hat and sunglasses.

The Privilege of Health and Healthcare: A Tribute to Rowan Jiménez

Dahlia Plotkin-Oren

Since Rowan's passing, I've learned about how lacking the United States is when it comes to healthcare accessibility.

Photo of Kamala Harris with Barbie Silhouette Background

From Barbie to Kamala: “Little Girls, Dream Big”

Dahlia Plotkin-Oren

Just as Mattel has expanded Barbie dolls to represent broader diversity, we as a society need to continue working towards equality and representation. Kamala Harris's election is a step in that direction.

Photo of Birkenau ash pond, a single red flower growing at its bank.

Flowers At Auschwitz: The Power of Jewish Tradition and Hope

Dahlia Plotkin-Oren

The simple image of a flower growing in Auschwitz reminded me of the strength and power that hope can carry.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Dahlia Plotkin-Oren." (Viewed on August 5, 2021) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/plotkin-oren-dahlia>.