Thursday, August 21, 2014

An Open Letter to My Bais Yaakov Education

Check out the article I wrote for the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA)'s blog, The Torch!

To My Bais Yaakov Education,

I thought I knew what I was getting into when I made the jump from a coed, Modern Orthodox elementary school to a Bais Yaakov-type high school. In truth, I had no concept. However, I do not regret attending such a right-wing high school for a moment, and am proud to affiliate myself with you.

I’m not going to sugarcoat it: there were points where, as a feminist, I really wasn’t sure if I could make it through.

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