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Jewesses with Attitude

About "Jewesses With Attitude"

"American Jewess" Front Cover, November, 1896
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The first issue of The American Jewess, November, 1896. The front cover featured Rebekah Kohut.

About "Jewesses With Attitude"

"Jewesses With Attitude" is a place for Jewish women—and those who love us—to read about and sound-off on a wide variety of topics relating to our lives: from fiery feminism to food politics; Barbie to birth control; ritual to rebellion; art to activism; queerness to queens, and all else that moves us. We're not so concerned with who's dating who or the best place to buy face cream—especially since you can barely escape the house without getting bombarded with these details. But we love talking about gutsy Jewish chicks, sharing reactions to how we're being portrayed (the good, bad, and ugly), keeping abreast of Jewess-related events, resources, and media coverage, and taking a stand on issues we care about. So fire it up!
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The Jewish Women's Archive is a national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to uncover, chronicle, and transmit the rich legacy of North American Jewish women and their contributions to the world. The opinions of those who post on this blog do not necessarily reflect the views of the Jewish Women's Archive. To learn about the resources and programming of the Jewish Women's Archive, visit
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We do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Jewish Women's Archive, the premiere site for information on Jewish women's history and a place to find inspiring reads and exhibits about American Jewish women who have shaken and shaped the world. 
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