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The American Jewess

Julie Rosewald: America's first woman cantor

She wrote a book. She was an actress. She sang opera. She became a professor. She toured the world by herself. She paid her own way. She was a musical superstar.

Annie Londonderry and the bicycle as a vehicle of social liberation

Over the past couple years, we have witnessed the rise of an eco-friendly, politically progressive bike culture in the US.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "The American Jewess." (Viewed on September 2, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/american-jewess>.

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