Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Nonfiction

Civil Discourse by Eleanor Sigel - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

Civil Discourse

“My politically homogeneous surroundings left me with the false sense that the rest of the world harbored similar worldviews to me. I only realized my mistake the summer before my junior year.”
My Tivnu Gap Year on the Pale Blue Dot by Aliza Saunders - Photo by Molly Voit

My Tivnu Gap Year on the Pale Blue Dot

"I can feel the deep desire to change the world all I want, but I have to know how to improve this pale blue dot."
Together Apart by Kennedy Brown - Photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

Together Apart

"I kept on putting more weight on myself."
Hole in my Belly by Sophie Hill - Photo by Caroline Koppel

Hole in My Belly

"Ulcerative Colitis felt more like a patch to iron onto my Girl Scout sash than a deficiency."
How the Antisemitism Prevalent in Liberal and Leftist Politics Will Send More Young Jews Down the Conservative Pipeline By: Alex Berman Photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

How the Antisemitism Prevalent in Liberal and Leftist Politics Will Send...

“American Jews are being pushed out of liberal spaces, the mere practice of our religion somehow interpreted as an allegiance to the Israeli government.”
The Power of Macaroons by Regina Hopkins - Photo by Zoe Oppenheimer

The Power of Macaroons

"I’m 15 and dancing with other Jewish LGBT+ teens...I feel free."
Living as an LGBTQ+ Orthodox Teen by Rivka Schafer - photo by Sonja Lippmann

Living as an LGBTQ+ Orthodox Teen

“By 8th grade, I was so exhausted from concealing my identity that I publicly shared my sexual orientation on a grade chat. Consequently, that was the loneliest year of my life.”
Eisenstadt

A Word Other Than Girl

“Some words have reached a point where they become more than a combination of letters.”
Kids Deserve Queer History by Alex Berman - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

Kids Deserve Queer History

A curriculum that included queer history would incorporate the often-erased stories of queer historical figures, such as Alexander the Great, and important moments in the struggle for queer liberation.
Wailing by Sabrina Thaler

Wailing: The Jewish Philosophy of Identity and Coalition

“These are the prayers that lie between the stones.”
You Only Hate Taylor Swift Because of Your Internalized Misogyny By Sasha Tucker -Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

You Only Hate Taylor Swift Because of Your Internalized Misogyny

“I never wanted to like the color pink, either.”
To My Grandfather: My Introduction to Climate Organizing by Lily Gardner - Photo by Sonja Lippmann

To My Grandfather: My Introduction to Climate Organizing

“I am Generation Z, a generation that has grown up with the climate crisis at the forefront of our consciousness, a generation for whom time is fleeting.”
To My Grandfather: My Introduction to Climate Organizing

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