Maddy Pollack

Photo of Maddy Pollack, in front of a tree wearing a grey shirt.

Maddy Pollack is a senior at the Liberal Arts and Science Academy in Austin, Texas, where she is involved in theater and mentors elementary school students through a program called PALS. Outside of school, she belongs to Congregation Beth Israel, dances ballet, and likes to make people look at pictures of her dog.

Blog Posts

Photo of Rising Voices Fellow Maddy Pollack's Grandmother Linda Pollack

Stories from My Bubbe

Maddy Pollack

Every time she speaks, it’s as if my grandmother, my bubbe, is delivering an address.

Topics: Family, Religion
Justice Scale

On Individuals, Ethical Leaders, and the Pursuit of Justice

Maddy Pollack

In Austin, lack of housing is a huge, persistent issue. It's not only up to us to choose ethical leaders; we must act individually to fight injustice as well.

Album Cover for "If Not Now, When?" by Debbie Friedman

Inspired by Debbie Friedman: Building Inclusive Movements

Maddy Pollack

I hope that contemporary feminists can learn from Debbie Friedman and bring people together through interactive art.

Pencil with sharpener resting on a notebook.

Magnet School

Maddy Pollack

If tikkun olam is something that we believe in fully, then our work will not be complete until every student is empowered with an equitable education.

Maddy Pollack speaking at her Bat Mitzvah party, microphone in hand. Cake on a table in front of her with text "Mazel Tov, Maddy."

The Only Jewish Kid

Maddy Pollack

When I was in third grade, my teacher asked me to tell my class about the Jewish New Year.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Maddy Pollack." (Viewed on August 7, 2020) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/pollack-maddy>.