Rachel Wizenfeld is an L.A.-based writer and graduate student at California State University, Northridge.
By Rachel Wizenfeld
How I Learned To Overcome My Political Blindspots
I stepped into my multicultural counseling class at Cal State Northridge this year feeling hopeful. To prepare us for our future profession as school psychologists, we were going to get briefed on diversity and get glimpses into each other’s cultural worldviews. Both things which are totally my jam, and reasons why I went back to…
Why I’m OK Staying Out of The ‘Orthodox Boys’ Club’
This week I read Rachel Rosenthal’s open letter to Rabbi Willig expressing her frustration and anger about his views on women learning Talmud. I have sympathy for Ms. Rosenthal’s frustration and agree with her that it is in everyone’s best interest to have smart, educated observant Jewish women. But Rabbi Willig’s main point was that…
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I shared my father’s letters about Nazi horrors with a high school class
Despite missed Yom Kippur clue, Jewish studies professor was a 3-day ‘Jeopardy!’ champ
Tucker Carlson’s senior producer repeatedly made antisemitic comments to Jewish staffers, lawsuit claims
In Case You Missed It
ווי קען איך זיך נוקם זײַן אין דעם ייִנגל וואָס דערגייט מיר די יאָרן?How can I get back at that kid who keeps bullying me?
א נוקם ונוטר בין איך פֿון געבוירן אָן אָבער קיין לייבן־האַרץ פֿאַר די זאַכן האָב איך נישט.
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