Steph Black

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Steph is a young writer in DC and is a Women's Studies major at American University. When she's not reading about feminism or writing about feminism, she's most likely protesting. She adores her cat Goose. You can follow her on her website, Twitter, or Instagram.

Blog Posts

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Shalom Bayit

by Steph Black

For too long some Jews have held onto the belief that abuse “just doesn’t happen” in the Jewish community. We, as Jews, are “better than that.” Nice Jewish boys don’t abuse anyone. But unfortunately, many of us know that this simply isn’t the case.

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The Global Value of Peace in the Home

by Steph Black

Shalom bayit is the Jewish concept of peace in the home. It refers to the domestic harmony that comes with a solid partnership between spouses. When we work against domestic violence and spousal abuse, we uphold this Jewish value. And when our government turns away asylum seekers fleeing domestic violence, it violates a core Jewish tenet.

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Your Jewish Feminist Protest Toolkit

by Steph Black

We Jewish women are no strangers to protest or dissent. We’re loud. We’re opinionated. And we mobilize. Did you forget sunscreen at your last rally? Failed to create a quippy poster that captured your rage when you marched for gun rights? If you find yourself anxious to make change but unsure about what to bring, we've got you covered.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Steph Black." (Viewed on May 19, 2019) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/stephanie-black>.

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