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Women's History Month

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Who Was She?

She was the first-ever woman cantor, who got her start in a boy’s choir.

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

Hiding in the Open by Sabina Zimering Book Cover
March 27, 2004
Hiding in the Open, a play based on the memoirs of Holocaust survivor Dr. Sabina Zimering, premiered on March 27, 2004 at the Great American...

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