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18th Anniversary Celebration
Celebrate JWA’s 18th Anniversary and Honor Founding Executive Director Gail Twersky Reimer and other Jewish troublemakers. Be a sponsor, reserve a seat, pay tribute, or make a donation.
The Natalia Twersky Educator Award
Do YOU know the next Award winner? It could be YOU or a creative educator you know. We're honoring teachers who integrate the stories and voices of Jewish women into their curricula. Read more and apply by May 12, 2014.
Rising Voices Fellows
Presenting the inaugural class of Rising Voices Fellows. The inspirational female-identified teens will blog for JWA while learning leadership skills and exploring their feminism and Judaism.

Discover, explore, and share the rich history of Jewish women

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Marissa Harrington-Verb with Addy

Freedom Stories

This month our Rising Voices Fellows explore their relationships to Passover traditions. Be sure to check the JWA blog each...

This Week in History
This Week in History

April 19, 1972

Ten works by Diane Arbus are featured in Venice Biennale

Ten photographs by the late Diane Arbus were chosen for the Venice Biennale, marking the first time an American photographer was honored at this...

On the Map
On the Map

College of Mount St. Vincent

Riverdale, NY

In 1973, Blu Greenberg, then an instructor in history at Mount St. Vincent College, made her entry into public life when she...

We Remember
Zezette Larsen

Zezette Larsen

Social Worker, Holocaust Educator

As a resource speaker for Facing History, she spoke to many audiences of all ages and championed the power of education to address injustices...

Encyclopedia
Plaskow, Judith - still image [media]

Judith Plaskow

20th Century CE
USA

Judith Plaskow is the first Jewish feminist to identify herself as a theologian. Deeply learned in classical and modern Christian theology yet...