Miriam Stodolsky

2022-23 Rising Voices Fellow Miriam Stodolsky

Miriam Stodolsky is a senior at Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a part of her school’s Model UN team, school newspaper, Consent Club, and Jewish Heritage Club. She is also passionate about politics and community organizing: ahead of the 2022 elections, she is interning for Nichole Mossalam’s campaign for MA state representative, organizes with Mutual Aid Medford and Somerville, and is the hub coordinator of her city’s chapter of the Sunrise Movement (a youth climate movement). When she’s not reading about Emma Goldman or sustainable agriculture, she enjoys surrealist memes and peanut butter.

Blog Posts

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The Gendered Dimensions of Choosing to Wear a Kippah

Miriam Stodolsky

For some reason, wearing kippot gave me that same itchy, wrong feeling I had experienced from feminine clothing in elementary school or masculine clothing in middle school

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Bringing Jewish Feminism to Youth Programming

Miriam Stodolsky

We need programs that integrate vibrant Jewish feminism into all youth spaces.


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I Love LeftTube. But Where Are The Jews?

Miriam Stodolsky

Leftist videos on YouTube were key ingredients in developing my political outlook, but there is a palpable lack of any Jewish voices.

Topics: Socialism, Film, Activism
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Emma Goldman and A Jewish Approach to Liberation

Miriam Stodolsky

Goldman drew upon her Judaism as a source of radical moral guidance and held fiercely to her Jewishness without limiting herself to it.

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Imagining Feminist Torah Commentary For Everyone

Miriam Stodolsky

For the past year, I’ve been reading the parasha each week. It's been fascinating, meaningful— and incredibly exasperating.


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Miriam Stodolsky." (Viewed on May 20, 2024) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/stodolsky-miriam>.