You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Protests

Miriam Raskin

A Labor Bund activist who joined the Russian Revolution, Miriam Raskin went on to write stories of ordinary people challenged by extraordinary circumstances.

Death of social activist Sophie Gerson

March 20, 2006
Sophie Gerson was a legendary figure in the history of textile union organizing in the South.

"Convincing Others" Hand Out

This is a handout for teachers to use when teaching Jewish Time Jump: New York, Module 2.

Rights
Creative Commons (attribution)
Contributor: Institution
Jewish Women's Archive

This is a handout for teachers to use when teaching Jewish Time Jump: New York, Module 2.

Rose Pesotta

An icon of the labor movement, anarchist Rose Pesotta was hailed for her ability to mobilize workers across gender and ethnic lines.

Alicia Suskin Ostriker

Alicia Suskin Ostriker’s award-winning poetry and groundbreaking literary criticism are profoundly shaped by her feminist activism.

Edmund Pettus Bridge

unknown.jpeg

The view when driving over the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the site of many of Selma's major scenes.

Rights
JWA use only on jwa.org

The view when driving over the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the site of many of Selma's major scenes.

Related content:

Rivka Haut

rivka3.jpg
Rivka Haut.
Courtesy of Tamara Weissman
Rights
JWA use only on jwa.org

Rivka Haut.

Courtesy of Tamara Weissman

Related content:

Rivka Haut

rivka2.jpg
Orthodox feminist activist Rivka Haut.
Courtesy of Tamara Weissman
Rights
JWA use only on jwa.org

Orthodox feminist activist Rivka Haut.

Courtesy of Tamara Weissman

Related content:

Lauren Bacall, 1924 - 2014

Growing up in Canada, a favorite game my family and friends played involved trying to identify all the famous Jewish stars in Hollywood who had changed their names.  What else are you going to do in Winnipeg when it’s twenty below? “You know he/she is Jewish,” or “I bet he/she is Jewish,” was a common comment at any gathering.

Lauren Bacall in Normandy, France, 1989

800px-lauren_bacall08.jpg

Actress Lauren Bacall (1924-2014) at an American Film Festival in Normandy, France, 1989.

Photo courtesy of Roland Godefroy and Wikimedia Commons.

Rights
Creative Commons (attribution)

Actress Lauren Bacall (1924-2014) at an American Film Festival in Normandy, France, 1989.

Photo courtesy of Roland Godefroy and Wikimedia Commons.

Related content:

Pages

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Protests." (Viewed on April 29, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/protests>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Discover Education Programs

Join our growing community of educators.

view programs