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Women's History Month

Catherine Steiner-Adair

Who Was She?

Studying the difference in self-esteem in boys and girls, this psychologist has done groundbreaking work with girls with eating disorders.

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

Naama Shafir - still image
April 2, 2011
Naama Shafir, an Orthodox Jewish basketball star, led University of Toledo to victory in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament championship.

Blog:
Jewesses with Attitude

March 26, 2015
by Eliana Melmed
March 25, 2015
by Julia Rubin

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The story behind the—AHEM—Pussy Pouch is even more interesting than it's provocative appearance. #DAMNsel http://t.co/AKSSLICRgJ
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Take @jdforward's verrrry interesting survey about whether prepping for your seder is still "women's work" http://t.co/D9Pjqlan4o

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