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Barbara Myerhoff

Credit: Photograph by Vincent J. Grass.
Courtesy of Sonia Press Fuentes.

People

Browse this section for short profiles of some of the thousands of Jewish women found throughout jwa.org. We will be adding new profiles to this section regularly and welcome your suggestions for women to add.

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Abigail Van Buren
Abigail Van Buren

Born Pauline Friedman, Abigail Van Buren was best known for her “Dear Abby” column and the witty, commonsense advice she gave hundreds of millions of readers.

July 4, 1918
Sioux City, Iowa
United States
Veil, Simone - still image [media]
Simone Veil

Simone Veil fought for women’s rights as a member of the French Parliament, and the 1975 law allowing women the right to an abortion bears her name.

July 13, 1927
Nice
France

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Jewish Women's Archive. "People." (Viewed on July 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/people/toc/V>.

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