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"In Our Own Voices" eBook Introduction by Jewish Women's Archive, 2005

Introduction to Jewish Women's Archive's In Our Own Voices: A Guide to Conducting Life History Interviews with American Jewish Women. Edited by Jayne K. Guberman, photographs by Joan Roth, and introduction by Joyce Antler. (Jewish Women's Archive, 2005)

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Introduction to Jewish Women's Archive's In Our Own Voices: A Guide to Conducting Life History Interviews with American Jewish Women. Edited by Jayne K. Guberman, photographs by Joan Roth, and introduction by Joyce Antler. (Jewish Women's Archive, 2005)

"In Our Own Voices," eBook by Jewish Women's Archive, 2005

Jewish Women's Archive's In Our Own Voices: A Guide to Conducting Life History Interviews with American Jewish Women. Edited by Jayne K. Guberman, photographs by Joan Roth, and introduction by Joyce Antler. (Jewish Women's Archive, 2005)

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Creative Commons (attribution non-commercial share alike)

Jewish Women's Archive's In Our Own Voices: A Guide to Conducting Life History Interviews with American Jewish Women. Edited by Jayne K. Guberman, photographs by Joan Roth, and introduction by Joyce Antler. (Jewish Women's Archive, 2005)

“Only in America” – vote now!

Our friends at the National Museum of American Jewish History have recently announced a new project for which they are seeking public input. Their new museum, scheduled to open in November 2010, will include a gallery called "Only in America," that will -- in their words -- "examine the choices, challenges, and opportunities faced by a remarkable group of a token 18 American Jews on their paths to accomplishment."

Still Jewish: An interview with Keren McGinity

Recently, JWA hosted a fascinating webinar with Dr.Keren McGinity on "Gender Matters: a New Framework for Understanding Jewish Intermarriage Over Time." Keren is the author of Still Jewish: A History of Women and Intermarriage in America, and is the Mandell L. Berman Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Contemporary American Jewish Life at the University of Michigan's Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.

Celebrating 350 years of Jewish women in America

October 18, 2004

The Jewish Women's Archive joined with National Women's Philanthropy for an historic celebration of 350 years of Jewish women in America at the International Lion of Judah conference.

Launch of the Jewish Women's Archive's Virtual Archive

August 28, 1997

The launch of a Virtual Archive as one of the first major public programs of the Jewish Women's Archive was described in an article in Boston's "Jewish Advocate."

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, z"l

Writing a blog post about a feminist theorist as sharp and influential as Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick is an intimidating prospect, which is why it's taken me more than a week to get to this post in memory of Sedgwick, who died on April 12.

Rachel Ertel

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From an early age, Rachel Ertel took great interest and pride in Yiddish language and literature. Since then, she has strived towards its preservation and revival, becoming France's most distinguished scholar of Yiddish culture.

Institution: Rachel Ertel.

From an early age, Rachel Ertel took great interest and pride in Yiddish language and literature. Since then, she has strived towards its preservation and revival, becoming France's most distinguished scholar of Yiddish culture.

Institution: Rachel Ertel.

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The Emma Lazarus FederatioN

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The Emma Lazarus Federation was committed to a wide variety of progressive causes, springing from the members' belief in and dedication to their own identification as Jews, as women, as workers and as Americans.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org and the New York Herald Tribune; Photograph by Ira Rosenberg.

The Emma Lazarus Federation was committed to a wide variety of progressive causes, springing from the members' belief in and dedication to their own identification as Jews, as women, as workers and as Americans.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org and the New York Herald Tribune; Photograph by Ira Rosenberg.

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Leni Yahil

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Leni Yahil.
Courtesy of Leni Yahil.
Leni Yahil.
Courtesy of Leni Yahil.

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