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America Votes

In the Shadow of the Tree of Life

To be a Jewish American Woman Without Looking Like One

The memorial to the 11 Jews murdered at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, a week after the shooting.
Myself, age 4, before my first day of preschool at Tree of Life Synagogue.



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Lita Brillman

Lita Brillman is a writer and trivia enthusiast located in DC. She is interested in questions of religious feminism as well as race and gender in pop culture.