Rana Bickel

Rana Bickel is a senior at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Maryland. After her gap year in Israel, she will be attending Barnard College in the double degree program with the Jewish Theological Seminary. When she isn't busy procrastinating, Rana enjoys acting, reading, keeping up with the news, learning Talmud, and writing. When she grows up, Rana wants to be a Rabbi and go into social justice.

Articles by Rana Bickel

Between the Holy and the Frustrating

It’s Friday afternoon in a quiet Maryland suburb. Cars pull into driveways and kids get off school buses, ready to ...