Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Theme: Identity

May/June 2020

How do you express your identity (religious, gender, age, race, ethnicity, sexuality, etc)? How do you show up as an ally?

On Being in My Body by Anonymous - Photo by Ruby Stillman

On Being in My Body

Your body image can be shaped by the language and values you choose to associate with it.
Too Jeweled by Rama Lapidus - Photo by Molly Voit

Too Jeweled

Through a poem, Rama takes a closer look at privilege and how it can shape your identity.
Why My Hair Falls the Way it Does By Makeda Zabot-Hall

Why My Hair Falls the Way it Does

"I discovered that it does not matter if others think I am Jewish or not because my Judaism is personal to me and it is whatever I want it to be."
Asian Jew or Jewish Asian? by Emma Rosman - Photo by Molly Voit

Asian Jew or Jewish Asian?

Emma explores her identity as someone who is both Asian and Jewish.
Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew by Anonymous - Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew.

"Lesbian. Pro-Palestinian. Orthodox Jew...These labels don’t really jive in my community."
How to Label Yourself by Abigail Fisher - Photo by Elise Anstey

How to Label Yourself

A story that takes you back in time as you learn how labeling and social pressures all begin.
Glitch by Alex Berman

Glitch

"...as I continue to discover who I am, I often feel just slightly out of focus."
Her Mask by Gail Hafif – Photo by Elena Eisenstadt

Her Mask

Do you hide your true self behind a mask?

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