Sasha Azizi Rosenfeld

Photo of Sasha Rosenfeld, in front of a tree wearing a grey hoodie.

Sasha Azizi Rosenfeld is a sophomore at Columbia High School in Maplewood, NJ. She is the co-leader of her school’s current events club and a member of its Jewish Student Union. She is an active participant in an Israeli/Palestinian conflict, culture, and history class at NYC’s LGBTQIA+ synagogue. She also works at her Hebrew school, teaches Haitian refugees English, and co-leads a class for elementary school students about the effects of climate change. Sasha runs cross country and loves Camp Havaya, hanging out with her friends, the rain, fruit, and her dog, Opal.

Blog Posts

"Lady Lilith" by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1866.

My Many Moms Are My Matriarchs

Sasha Azizi Rosenfeld

Matriarchal leadership is often portrayed negatively, like in the story of Lilith. My moms have proven to me that we need more of it.

"Old Olive Tree," 1935

The Wise Child of Climate Activism

Sasha Azizi Rosenfeld

When I asked my mom how she relates to the climate crisis through Judaism, she said, “I’ve never thought about it. I guess I’m the simple child.”

Photograph of Persian Jewish man, sepia tone.

Airport Insecurity

Sasha Azizi Rosenfeld

Everything about me screamed American Ashkenazi Jew except the middle name on my passport.

Topics: Family, Israel
Two women wearing tallit are moving away from the wall, a police officer looking at them and speaking to them. Another woman films the event on her phone.

The Wall Between My Identities

Sasha Azizi Rosenfeld

I expected to feel emotion and attachment to the Kotel. However, despite the burning midday sun, my first visit left me cold.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sasha Azizi Rosenfeld." (Viewed on August 5, 2020) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/rosenfeld-sasha>.