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Women's History Month

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Who Was She?

After adopting the last name of the richest man in America, this woman made herself into a celebrated fashion designer—despite her inability to sew.

For Women's History Month 2015, JWA is featuring “Great Women You've Never Heard Of”— highlighting some of the bold, brave Jewish women on jwa.org whose stories deserve to be better known.

This Week in History

She Who Dwells Within by Lynn Gottlieb
March 3, 1995
Publication of Lynn Gottlieb's guide to nonsexist Judaism, "She Who Dwells Within."

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LOVING this #DearMe campaign in celebration of International Women's Day this Sunday! http://t.co/MNH7YOXdPO
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Today in 1957, leading childhood obesity and anorexia researcher Hilde Bruch published "The Importance of Overweight" http://t.co/cv2xQLOXAE
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Today in 1995, Lynn Gottlieb published her guide to nonsexist Judaism, "She Who Dwells Within." http://t.co/O6jKaFstFC

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