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Rhonda Copelon

The Lives They Lived: Jewish women to remember in 2010

As the year comes to a close, the New York Times Magazine published “The Lives They Lived,” an annual feature celebrating the lives of people who died over the last year. The collage is a mix of people known and unknown. This assortment of stories is more gender-balanced than the regular obituary section of the New York Times, which received criticism this year for its editorial policies regarding whose stories are important enough to record.

Rhonda Copelon, 1944 - 2010

By Charlotte Bunch

Rhonda Copelon often worked behind the scenes, but her finger prints, or perhaps I should say brain waves, are all over many of the most important breakthroughs in progressive feminist advances both in the United States and globally.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Rhonda Copelon." (Viewed on October 2, 2014) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/21120>.

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