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Florence Kahn

Milestones for Jewesses in politics

Today is the first Tuesday in November, which means that for those of us freezing our toes off up north, it's finally time to turn on the heat!  It also means it is Election Day, and since we're not electing a President this year, we have the luxury to relax and reflect on the trailblazing Jewish women in politics who have made history on this historic day.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Florence Kahn." (Viewed on December 26, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/florence-kahn>.

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