Elana Spivack

Elana Spivack

Elana Spivack is a writer from New York City whose essays have been published by Bitch Media and Alma, and whose satire has been published by McSweeney's, Reductress, and others. She studied English and Spanish-language literature at Kenyon College. She prefers cats and loves cottage cheese. Find more of her work at elanaspivack.com and look for her on Twitter as @e_spivack.

Blog Posts

Ruth swearing her allegiance to Naomi

"Wherever You Go, I Go": Queerness in the Book of Ruth

Elana Spivack

This Book of Ruth is a clarion call for women loving women.

Miriam Rykles in her office, 1968

Knocking on Harvard's Glass Ceiling

Elana Spivack

In 1962, Miriam Rykles applied to work in Harvard University’s physics department. This is her story.

Topics: Education, Physics

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Elana Spivack." (Viewed on July 15, 2020) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/spivack-elana>.