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Sima Fried

Sima Fried is a research associate at Shapiro+Raj where she employs qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to uncover insights and develop strategic plans of action for clients. Sima received her BA in anthropology from Yeshiva University and her MA in social sciences from the University of Chicago where she conducted ethnographic fieldwork. As an undergraduate, she collaborated with the Orthodox Union to research the evolving role of synagogue lay leadership.

Animating the Dialogue – A Review of Yeshiva Days: Learning on the Lower East...

Sima Fried reviews Jonathan Boyarin’s Yeshiva Days, illuminating the challenges of examining a community as both an insider and an outsider.