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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

Sophie Tucker
March 2, 1911
Sophie Tucker, the self-proclaimed "Last of the Red Hot Mamas," recorded her signature song "Some of These Days."

Blog:
Jewesses with Attitude

March 5, 2015
by Shari Short

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