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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

Kiwi fruit
April 2, 1962
Frieda Caplan opened her specialty produce company, Frieda's Inc., which has introduced a wide array of exotic produce to the American market.

Blog:
Jewesses with Attitude

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

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