Sharing Stories Inspiring Change



The Jewish Women's Archive has developed online exhibits that use digital technology to explore in-depth the struggles and successes of American Jews.


Our Bodies Ourselves

This pathbreaking exhibit focuses on 74 Jewish women who had a profound impact on the modern women's movement and on American life. Searchable by topic, date, keyword, and person.

Women of Valor

Anna Sokolow in her "Kaddish"

Women of Valor presents the inspiring stories of 16 North American Jewish women who broke new ground in science and the arts, education and law. A complementary series of posters is available.

Katrina's Jewish Voices

The Beth Israel Congregation's Menorah

Created out of user-generated materials, this exhibit documents the experiences of Jewish residents of the Gulf Coast and the response of the national Jewish community during and after Hurricane Katrina.

Seattle Stories

Ruth Jungster Frankel

Thirty Jewish women—many of them from Sephardic families—share their experiences as mothers and musicians, artists and activists living in the Seattle area.

Baltimore Stories


Weaving Women's Words: Baltimore Stories features interviews with 29 Jewish women whose lives span the 20th century. Each has a story to tell.

Washington, D.C. Stories

Susan Stamberg

Video oral histories with nine Jewish women in the Washington, D.C. area who describe the struggle to balance family and career, and a pluralistic American identity with a Jewish one.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Exhibits." (Viewed on April 21, 2014) <>.