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Sophie Hurwitz

Sophie Hurwitz
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Sophie Hurwitz

Sophie Hurwitz is JWA’s 2019-2020 New Voices Fellow. She is a lifelong St. Louis resident who was recently transplanted to Massachusetts to study History and Environmental Studies at Wellesley College. At Wellesley, she serves as News Editor for the college newspaper, and is a student activist working on issues surrounding mass incarceration. Sophie is excited to bring her passion for historical writing and the Jewish community to JWA, and can be found on Twitter @sophiehurwitz.

Blog posts

Wherever we live is our homeland

Aunt Bev and Me: Jewish Women at a Women’s College

This Friday, as I host a social justice-themed Shabbat dinner, I’ll be thinking of Aunt Bev.

Topics: Education, Family

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sophie Hurwitz." (Viewed on March 26, 2019) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/sophie-hurwitz>.

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