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Bring the stories and voices of Jewish women into your home or classroom. Share your admiration for inspirational Jewish women at your events and celebrations. All prices include FREE shipping and handling.

Why Jewish Women’s History Matters: An Archive of Stories in Honor of Gail Reimer

Jewish Women's History book in Honor of Gail Reimer (Feschrift)

Why Jewish Women's History Matters, edited by Joyce Antler, is a collection of stories in appreciation of Gail Reimer’s many accomplishments, written by a distinguished group of scholars from JWA’s Academic Advisory Council. These essays frame multiple aspects of American Jewish women’s history – including the history of JWA.


Women of Valor Poster Exhibit

Women of Valor poster collage

The Jewish Women's Archive Women of Valor posters portray the images, words, and life stories of 18 Jewish American women who challenged conventional expectations and helped change our world.

The full-color posters (18″×24″) can be purchased as a set or separately. New discounted prices make it easier than ever to bring these posters into your home, office, dorm room, school, library, or synagogue. Individual posters cost $5.00 each; the full set is $25.00, including free shipping and handling.

You can also order or view individual posters from the exhibit.


Making Trouble DVD

Making Trouble women

Four of today’s leading Jewish comedians host this award-winning film, produced by the Jewish Women’s Archive, about three generations of funny Jewish women. To arrange screenings and learn more about the film, visit the Making Trouble website.

Making Trouble is available from

Oral History Guide

'In Our Own Voices' cover

In Our Own Voices is a how-to guide for conducting life history interviews with American Jewish women. Designed for use by individuals, as well as community groups, the guide invites readers to become "makers of history" by using oral history to capture and preserve the stories of their mothers and grandmothers, teachers and colleagues, community members and friends.

This book is also available as a free PDF for local, non-commercial print-on-demand. See the box on the "In Our Own Words" page" for license terms and conditions.

Introduction by Joyce Antler (PDF)  |  Table of Contents (PDF)


Making Our Wilderness Bloom

Cover Image: Making Our Wilderness Bloom

Making Our Wilderness Bloom is a creative curriculum that engages students in Jewish women's rich contributions to the American Jewish community and to American society more broadly. The complete curriculum provides a comprehensive Teacher's Guide and more than 200 pages of Student Resources.

Curriculum sample from Unit 1: Settling in America (PDF) | Curriculum sample from Unit 2: Ahavat Yisrael (PDF)



Your tax-deductible contribution to JWA means that the joys and struggles, accomplishments, and contributions of Jewish women will be preserved as a legacy for future generations.


Alternative ordering

To place an order by mail, fax, or phone, please contact us at:

Jewish Women's Archive
One Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02445
Phone: 617-232-2258
Fax: 617-608-5945

Prices include FREE shipping and handling.

How to cite this page

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