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George Kelley

George Kelley was a participant in JWA's 2011 Summer Institute for Educators. The Education Director at Congregation Beth-El Zedeck in Indianapolis as well as a storyteller and speaker, he does a great deal of work in the interfaith community looking for ways for people to share community without having to give up their differences.

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Jackie Cochran

From School House Rock to Seneca Falls

My first Women's History Month Event took place in the spring of 1985. I was a college student in Syracuse, New York and yet I was unaware of the importance of Seneca Falls, just down the highway. Lucretia Mott was the name of a woman I heard on School House Rock.

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A Woman Taught Me to Lay Tefillin

The event was called a “Jewish BLT: Bagel, Lox and Tefillin.” I stood there holding the newly purchased and never used tefillin in my hand as I unfolded the instructions ready to tackle this ancien

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JWA's Institute for Educators: Making it all about the learning

Last week I was able to spend a week learning from the wonderful people at the Jewish Women's Archive as they were teaching us how to use their online archive in our schools, especially the Living the Legacy curriculum. The curriculum teaches about the role of Jewish women and men in the civil rights movement, an event that changed the world we live in.

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Jewish Women's Archive. " George Kelley ." (Viewed on October 25, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/george-kelley>.

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