Dahlia Soussan

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Dahlia Soussan is a senior at Kehillah Jewish High School in the Bay Area, California. She is active in her school community as the Jewish Life Commissioner, the leader of her school’s minyan, and a leader of the Moot Beit Din team. She is an alumna of the Rising Voices Fellowship. Dahlia co-leads Jewish Teens for Empowered Consent (JTEC), an initiative dedicated to eradicating toxic hookup culture from Jewish youth groups. Outside of school, you can find Dahlia writing, cooking, on long phone calls with friends, or passionately discussing political, religious, and cultural issues. 

Blog Posts

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My Body Is My Own in Lockdown

Dahlia Soussan

For the first time in my life, my body is entirely my own.

Illustration of Raised Hands with #MeToo Written on the Palms

Why We Still Need to Be Talking about #MeToo in the Jewish Community

Dahlia Soussan

As too many Jewish women find their allegations unheard and unaddressed, I am responsible to amplify those female voices.

Family members gathered around baby sitting in a chair

My Aunt Tiki and My Disability Rights Activism

Dahlia Soussan

My Aunt Tiki inspires my disability rights activism; yet sometimes, I fail to speak up.

Topics: Activism, Family
Beatrice Alexander Examining the Queen Elizabeth II Doll from the Coronation Set, 1953

Channeling Madame Alexander's Philanthropic Charge

Dahlia Soussan

Our lives don’t take place in the confined utopia of a dollhouse, thus we mustn't focus on remote needs in lieu of those right here.

Google bike in front of Google campus in Palo Alto, California

Toppling the Tech Narrative: Examining Silicon Valley Privilege

Dahlia Soussan

I shadowed at Lincoln High School in eighth grade, and what I saw in six hours challenged my entire perception of Silicon Valley.

Topics: Schools, Technology
Talmud opened to seder zera'im.

"Lo Bashamayim Hi": Reconciling Feminism and Halakha

Dahlia Soussan

Talmud became a channel for me to develop and express my Jewish feminism.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Dahlia Soussan." (Viewed on January 20, 2021) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/soussan-dahlia>.