Kol Koleinu Fellowship Develops Change-Making Jewish Teen Feminist Activists

By Esther D. Kustanowitz, Jewish Journal
October 12, 2020

Founded by Moving Traditions, Kol Koleinu is open to Jewish high school students nationwide. Fellows learn about gender analysis, feminism and social change, teach their peers and complete feminist activist projects. In previous years, the group met monthly virtually and then in-person a few times a year. This year, all planned gatherings are virtual.

Moving Traditions Founder and CEO Deborah Meyer called the fellows “a source of inspiration in these dark times.” Quoting Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers), she said, ‘ “We are not required to complete the work, yet we cannot desist.’ By emboldening teen feminists to raise their voices and work for justice, we help fulfill this obligation.”

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