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Listen to Ruth Messinger!

As our country's most politically charged month draws to a close, we're wrapping up November with a podcast of a (former) political leader who never ceases to inspire: the incomparable Ruth Messinger. A former New York City politician and now president of American Jewish World Service, Messinger, featured in JWA's online exhibit Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution, has much to say about social justice and the challenges of being a woman in politics. You may be astounded by what she shares.

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Ruth Messinger speaks about how women are treated in politics. She is featured in JWA's online exhibit, "Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution."

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Namerow, Jordan. "Listen to Ruth Messinger!." 26 November 2008. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on October 27, 2016) <>.


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