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Savoy Curry

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Savoy Curry is a rising senior at Binghamton University, with a double major in History and Medieval Studies. She is a former Fulbright Summer Institute participant, and runs for her school’s Division 1 Cross Country team. Currently, Savoy is working on an Honors Thesis dealing with women and religion in Europe during the High Middle Ages. She intends to pursue a PhD in History after she finishes her undergraduate degree. Savoy is an avid fan of The Great British Baking Show, and in her spare time she attempts to imitate some of the concoctions that the amateur bakers produce.

Blog Posts

Jewish Persecution in Strasbourg, 1349

Lessons from the Black Plague: Rejecting Hatred in the Face of Pandemic

by Savoy Curry

Historically, pandemics have inflamed underlying societal biases against immigrants and minorities. We must not let Coronavirus do the same.

Topics: Anti-Semitism
Sisters

A Sisterly Homeland

by Savoy Curry

As soon as I mentioned Birthright, my sister seemed to know exactly where our conversation was headed. “I’ve been meaning to ask you about that, too,” she said, reminding me that despite being my younger sister she always seems to be one step ahead of me.

Images of TV Jewish Moms (2018)

The (Jewish) Madonna Complex

by Savoy Curry

The Jewish mother loves her children more than anything else, and in this, she wants a better, easier life for her children than she had. Whether that is as origin to our Jewishness, or as learned behavior in the face of bias and antisemitism, it imprints on our mother role and repeats across generations.

Topics: Children, Motherhood

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Savoy Curry." (Viewed on June 4, 2020) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/savoy-curry>.

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