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  • "The Year in Jewish Sports" article does not mention a single Jewish woman athlete from 2010.  [NJJN] I remember the Olympic debut of Laura Spector in 2010. Can you think of any others?
  • A feel-good list of "Feminist Wins in 2010" is up at [Feministing]
  • Jewcy Interviews: Myla Goldberg, author of Bee Season, about her latest novel The False Friend. [Jewcy]
  • Is PMS real? Liz Lawler doesn't think so. [Lilith]
  • Will Loren Galler Rabinowitz be the next Miss America? [Sisterhood]
  • The woman who served as inspiration for "Rosie the Riveter" recently passed away. Jessica Valenti disucsses her legacy as an icon of the feminist movement. [Guardian]
  • Daena Title recently drowned Barbie in her backyard pool. I wonder what Ruth Mosko Handler (Barbie's creator) would think of her "Drown the Dolls" body image project? [Ms.]
  • The gossip-mill is churning over the personal lives of three of our most famous Jewesses: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johannson, and Rachel Weisz. Yo Yenta has the dish. [YoYenta]
  • How do we feel about a calendar of Jewish frat boys? [JTA]
  • Q&A: Top Chef Nikki Cascone on Global Jewish Cuisine and Her New Restaurant [Jew and the Carrot]
  • Eleven year-old Abby Hofstetter raised nearly $9,000 for a soup kitchen in just two weeks using the power of crowdsourcing [Sisterhood]
  • According to the LA Times, the new female Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor are not afraid to speak up! [Jezebel]
  • You don't want to miss this short film (English subtitles) by Shelly Kling-Yosef. [Via Truth, Praise & Help]
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