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Religious leaders aren’t normally considered cool by teenagers, but Pope Francis is most definitely an exception. As a teenager myself, I can say that the Catholic Church was not at all on my radar until he started making waves. 

We Should All Be Feminists

Nehama Leibowitz, one of the greatest Torah scholars of the twentieth century, was often described as a paradoxical woman. She was a pious Jew, and a liberal. She was fiercely intelligent, and nonetheless humble. She was a Torah scholar and teacher of thousands, and she was a woman.

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Judith Rosenbaum on Anita Diamant's "The Red Tent"

This Week in History: On October 1, 1997, Anita Diamant published her bestselling novel "The Red Tent." Judith Rosenbaum discusses the enduring impact of Diamant's feminist interpretation of this biblical story.
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This Week in History: On October 1, 1997, Anita Diamant published her bestselling novel "The Red Tent." Judith Rosenbaum discusses the enduring impact of Diamant's feminist interpretation of this biblical story.

Trude Dothan

One of the foremost biblical archaeologists of her generation, Trude Krakauer Dothan made her mark in 1971 when she helped lead the first Israeli archaeological excavation conducted abroad, which was in Greece.

The Creation of Eve on the Sistine Ceiling

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The Creation of Eve on the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo.

The Creation of Eve on the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo.

Janie Jacobson

Janie Jacobson’s love of Jewish tradition led her to create biblical children’s plays that were performed nationwide.

Helen Miller Dalsheimer

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Helen Miller Dalsheimer

Helen Miller Dalsheimer took on leadership roles both locally through her synagogue, the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, and on a national level.

Adele Bildersee

Adele Bildersee distinguished herself as a founding dean of Brooklyn College both for her skills as an educator and for her concern with supporting the social and emotional lives of students on campus through clubs, dances, and counseling services.

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