Shiraz Rothschild

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Shiraz Rothschild is an eleventh grader at the Thacher School in Ojai, California. Born in Chicago, she lived in Beijing for 13 years and now calls Arizona home. As co-head of her school's Jewish Student Union, she leads Jewish themed activities and discussions. She is also a member of BBYO, having attended IC and a BBYO conference in Japan. As a tri-sport varsity athlete, she plays basketball and runs cross-country and track. When she’s not balling on the courts, you can find her hanging out with friends from her dorm, studying Chinese and Hebrew, or eating her dad's famous shakshuka. 

Blog Posts

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Chelsea Handler: Modeling Activism in Comedy

Shiraz Rothschild

I admire Handler’s ability to talk about aspects of her identity that many shy away from. As a Jewish comedian that is a critical part of the rule book: lean into discomfort.

Topics: Comedy
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Singing Eshet Chayil to My Four Matriarchs

Shiraz Rothschild

Instead of using the poem the way a husband would honor his wife for taking care of the entire family, I chose to use Eshet Chayil as my way of thanking and expressing the awe that I have for these female role models in my family.

Topics: Ritual, Prayer

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Shiraz Rothschild." (Viewed on February 26, 2024) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/rothschild-shiraz>.