Stories Reemerge- an act of cultivation. The Institute, Day 1 Podcast


Judith's I4E Notebook

Introduction:  25 bright and impassioned teachers from all over the country are sitting in a large circle in a nondescript room of a Sheraton H

Your FIJW Submissions!


Etta's Fiercely Independent Matriarchs

We recieved wonderful tributes from the JWA community responding to our call for submissions on the Fiercely Independen

Carrying the torch


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Leah's Shoes

Perhaps what I love most about the Jewish tradition, about the dance of life and its cycles, is that wonderful interplay between tradition and innovation.

Farewell and reflections from a Jewess with Attitude


Leah Berkenwald

Dear friends,

After three invaluable years, I’m signing off as Communications Specialist and Blogger-in-Chief at the Jewish Women’s Archive.

Our own Jewess with Attitude wins prestigious journalism award


Leah Berkenwald Wins Rockower Award 2011

We are thrilled to share some exciting news:  our very own, Online Communication Specialist and Blogger-in-Chief, Leah Berkenwald, earned a coveted 2011 Simon Rockower Award for Excellence in

Women’s strides spotlighted this spring at Reform Movement’s graduations, ordinations


Gail T. Reimer receives award 2012 American Jewish Distinguished Service Award from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

This month marks 40 years since the ordination of the first woman rabbi in America. And the Reform Movement is doing some serious celebrating.

"Dear Blu Greenberg": JWA blogger Talia Weisberg's award-winning letter


We are proud to announce that JWA blogger Talia Weisberg, a junior at the Manhattan High School for Girls, New York, won runner-up in the

JWA releases "D.C. Stories": A new oral history exhibit for Jewish American Heritage Month



On April 20, 2006, President George W.

Discover the treasures at JWA's new offices in Brookline Village


In early January, JWA moved its offices to an historic building in Brookline Village, a half mile down Harvard Street from our home for the past six years. After weeks of packing and un-packing, we are settled in a bright and sunny space and finally know where things are. Since most of you may find it hard to drop in on us—although you are welcome anytime—we thought it would be fun to give you a short “virtual tour” and show you a few of the treasures we brought with us to the new space.

Update your address books, JWA is moving!


Moving clip art

Do people even use address books anymore? Either way, we're moving and we want you to have our new address!


Rising Voices


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