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Paula Hyman

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Paula Hyman, celebrated social historian, Jewish feminist, and founding member of Ezrat Nashim.

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Paula Hyman, celebrated social historian, Jewish feminist, and founding member of Ezrat Nashim.

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Phyllis Chesler

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Phyllis Chesler, celebrated writer, psychologist, and professor.

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Phyllis Chesler, celebrated writer, psychologist, and professor.

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Gerda Lerner at Sarah Lawrence College

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Gerda Lerner standing with landmark sign designating Sarah Lawrence College as the home of the first graduate program in women's history.

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Gerda Lerner standing with landmark sign designating Sarah Lawrence College as the home of the first graduate program in women's history.

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President Carter's Proclamation of National Women's History Week

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President Carter's Proclamation of the first National Women's History Week, March 2-8, 1980.
Courtesy of Gerda Lerner
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President Carter's Proclamation of the first National Women's History Week, March 2-8, 1980.
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Red Stone for Fertility

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Red stone necklace, used in fertility ritual.
Courtesy of Lori Hope Lefkovitz
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Red stone necklace, used in fertility ritual.

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Books Published by Evelyn Fox Keller

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A stack of books published by Evelyn Fox Keller. Titles include: Making Sense of Life, The Century of the Gene, Feminism and Science, Refiguring Life, Keywords in Evolutionary Biology, Secrets of Life, Secrets of Death, Body/Politics, Conflicts in Feminism, Reflections on Gender and Science, and A Feeling for the Organism.

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A stack of books published by Evelyn Fox Keller. Titles include: Making Sense of Life, The Century of the Gene, Feminism and Science, Refiguring Life, Keywords in Evolutionary Biology, Secrets of Life, Secrets of Death, Body/Politics, Conflicts in Feminism, Reflections on Gender and Science, and A Feeling for the Organism.

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JFREJ 10th Anniversary Program Cover and Article, December 2000

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Statement by co-founders of Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, printed in program of 10th anniversary celebration, December 2000.
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Statement by co-founders of Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, printed in program of 10th anniversary celebration, December 2000.

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Ezrat Nashim's "Jewish Women Call for Change," March 14, 1972

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Ezrat Nashim's "Call for Change," presented to the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative movement on March 14, 1972. View PDF.
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Ezrat Nashim's "Call for Change," presented to the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative movement on March 14, 1972. View PDF.

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Letter from Stacy Amasal to Susannah Heschel, December 22, 1983

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Letter from Stacy Amasal to Susannah Heschel, regarding her talk about "On Being a Jewish Feminist" at Clark University, December 22, 1983.
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Letter from Stacy Amasal to Susannah Heschel, regarding her talk about "On Being a Jewish Feminist" at Clark University, December 22, 1983.

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Letter from Jack Epstein to Susannah Heschel, March 26, 1984

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Letter from Jack Epstein to Susannah Heschel, regarding her talk on "Judaism and Feminism" at Temple Oheb Shalom, March 26, 1984.
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Letter from Jack Epstein to Susannah Heschel, regarding her talk on "Judaism and Feminism" at Temple Oheb Shalom, March 26, 1984.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Women's Studies." (Viewed on February 13, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/womens-studies>.

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