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Religious Movements

Julie Schonfeld

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Rabbi Julie Schonfeld.
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Rabbi Julie Schonfeld.

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Joseph Dov Soloveitchik

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Joseph Dov Soloveitchik
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Joseph Dov Soloveitchik

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Joseph Dov Soloveitchik

As the rosh yeshiva (religious head) of Yeshiva University from 1941–1985 and chief legal decisor for Modern Orthodox Jews in America, Joseph Dov Soloveitchik shaped Jewish practice and public opinion through the era of second-wave feminism.

Carrie Obendorfer Simon

Carrie Obendorfer Simon helped shape the Reform movement as founder of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, which quickly became the largest Jewish women’s organization in America.

Mathilde Schechter

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Mathilde Schechter.
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Mathilde Schechter.

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Mordecai Kaplan, 1915

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Mordecai Kaplan in 1915.
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Mordecai Kaplan in 1915.


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Nima Adlerblum's Book Memoirs of Childhood

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Cover of Nima Adlerblum's book, published after her death. She was a writer, educator, and Zionist activist in New York and Jerusalem.

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Cover of Nima Adlerblum's book, published after her death. She was a writer, educator, and Zionist activist in New York and Jerusalem.

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Rivka Haut

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Rivka Haut.
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Rivka Haut.

Courtesy of Tamara Weissman

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Rivka Haut

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Orthodox feminist activist Rivka Haut.
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Orthodox feminist activist Rivka Haut.

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Penina Moïse

Penina Moïse shaped Jewish culture through her poetry as the first woman poet included in an American prayer book.

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