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Power Couples

Power Couples

Power Couples showcases pairs of extraordinary Jewish women from many different disciplines, matching an early female trailblazer with a modern woman at the top of her game. This project highlights the lives and accomplishments of important pioneers in various fields and the next generation of leaders and innovators, demonstrating the impact of women in the arts, sciences, fashion, athletics, business, and activism.​

Heather Booth and Alicia Garza

Heather Booth

Alicia Garza

Organizing for Equality

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Shulamit Aloni and Stav Shaffir

Shulamit Aloni

Stav Shaffir

A Woman’s Place Is in the House, Senate, and Knesset

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Ilona Elek and Sada Jacobson
Carole King and Regina Spektor

Carole King

Regina Spektor

Writing the Songs of their Generations

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Regina Jonas and Alina Treiger

Regina Jonas

Alina Treiger

Leading the German-Jewish Community

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Fay Kanin and Jill Soloway Power Couples

Fay Kanin

Jill Soloway

Bringing Real Stories to the Small Screen

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Letty Cottin Pogrebin and Debbie Stoller
Adrienne Rich and Erika Meitner

Adrienne Rich

Erika Meitner

Writing Truth To Power

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Gilda Radner, Abbi Jacobson, and Ilana Glazer

Gilda Radner

Abbi Jacobson & Ilana Glazer

Making Us Laugh, One Jewess Joke at a Time

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Barbara Seaman and Miriam Perez

Barbara Seaman

Miriam Zoila Pérez

Putting Women's Health in Their Own Hands

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Cookbook Authors Claudia Roden and Deb Perelman

Claudia Roden

Deb Perelman

Tickling Tastebuds and Expanding Palates

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Art World Innovators, Gertrude Stein and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn

Gertrude Stein

Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn

Fostering Artists and Sparking Creative Conversation

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Nora Ephron and Lena Dunham

Nora Ephron

Lena Dunham

Putting Women Onscreen and in the Director's Chair

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Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Jaclyn Friedman

Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Jaclyn Friedman

Teaching Women About Their Bodies, Their Rights, and Their Pleasure

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Iris Apfel and Leandra Medine

Iris Apfel

Leandra Medine

Introducing Fashion to Feminism

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Hedy Lamarr and Mayim Bialik, Jewish Actress/Scientists

Hedy Lamarr

Mayim Bialik

Stars of STEM and Screen

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Ida Cohen Rosenthal and Sara Blakely

Ida Cohen Rosenthal

Sara Blakely

Women Can Do Anything with the Right Support

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How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Power Couples." (Viewed on September 30, 2016) <http://jwa.org/powercouples>.

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