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Orthodox women are using Instagram to fight racism, on and offline

 

Shoshana Greenwald and the fashion brand Mimu Maxi are using Instagram to talk about racism in the Orthodox community.

(JTA) - Shevi Samet started her Instagram livestream by letting out a long, deep breath.

"How are you?" she asked her co-presenter and fellow Instagrammer Shoshana Greenwald.

"So, so nervous," Greenwald replied.

"So nervous, so nervous," Samet echoed. "I just want to address that briefly: Shoshana and I are literally doing this with our hearts in our throats."

The two women were about to begin an hour-long discussion of racism and their journeys in learning more about anti-racism education through Instagram. The Orthodox Jewish mothers had thought about organizing a discussion like this for...



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