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Women's History Month

Ruth Gruber

Who Was She?

The youngest PhD ever at age 20, this woman became an honorary general and the first reporter to visit the Soviet Arctic.

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

Eating Disorders: Obesity, Anorexia Nervosa and the Person Within by Hilde Bruch
March 4, 1957
Leading childhood obesity and anorexia researcher Hilde Bruch published "The Importance of Overweight."

Blog:
Jewesses with Attitude

March 5, 2015
by Shari Short

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37 min
RT @ChelseaClinton: Study examines role of confidence/expectations in girls’ performance in STEM subjects http://t.co/OuBFihrDQA #NoCeilings
3 hr
Today in 2006, Ruth F. Weiss, last European eyewitness of the Chinese Communist Revolution, died http://t.co/VHVAwktBAc
3 hr
Today in 1940, sculptor and performance artist Hannah Wilke is born http://t.co/zKbRdbU7Jt

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