Ilah Ross

2021-2022 Rising Voices Fellow Ilah Ross

Ilah Ross is a junior at The Athenian School in California. At school, she is the president of the Political Action Club, the news editor for her school newspaper, a peer counselor, and a Diversity & Social Justice intern. She is also an alumna of Alexander Muss High School in Israel. In her free time, she loves to read, write, and go hiking with friends.

Blog Posts

Collage with Wallpaper of Illustrated Pens, Illustrated Fists in the Air in the Foreground

Six Months After Colleyville: The Power of Journalism and (Less So) Running

Ilah Ross

Discouraged and still reeling from the events of the past weekend, I took the story of Colleyville and the continued hatred against Jewish individuals in this country to our school newspaper.

Colorful Illustration of Women Leaning on Each other

Jewish Summer Camp and The Book of Ruth: The Power of a Jewish Woman's Support

Ilah Ross

While my first go at standing up to a man in a position of power may not have gone as planned, I've recognized in the events that followed the power of Jewish women, like Ruth and Naomi, to lift each other back up.

Blue Figure Wearing Tallit in Foreground, Background of Outlined Tallitot Wallpaper

Celebrate Women Engaging in Jewish Practice—Including Wearing Tallitot

Ilah Ross

There's a difference between being tolerated and being wanted and, for me, wearing a tallit proves that I’m wanted in the Jewish world.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Ilah Ross." (Viewed on January 28, 2023) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/ross-ilah>.