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Saturday, Sunday, and Monday: Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 7 W. 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024

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Sunday, February 17 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm

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Many schools — religious, private, and public — have dress codes. Yet dress codes can reinforce a culture of slut-shaming and lead to unwelcome attention to girls' bodies. Many dress codes suggest that girls’ bodies alone must be covered up and their sexuality policed. Should we try to rehabilitate dress codes, or should they be thrown out altogether?

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Miriam Lichtenberg

Miriam Lichtenberg is a graduating senior at Barnard College, studying American history and minoring in philosophy. She is currently writing a thesis about the history of Jewish students at Barnard. Miriam does not yet have plans for next year, and would love if you had any sugge... Read More →

Kayla Liss

Kayla Liss is a ninth grade student at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Maryland, and a writer for jGirls Magazine.

Siona Ely

Siona Ely is an eleventh grade student at Montclair High School in Montclair, New Jersey.
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Leora Tanenbaum

Leora Tanenbaum is a feminist author and slut-shaming expert. She is the author of I Am Not a Slut: Slut-Shaming in the Age of the Internet and four other books. On Instagram, she provides a platform for those who have been dress-coded or slut-shamed over their clothing @BeingD... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2019 12:45pm - 1:45pm EST
Room 8 (5th Floor)