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Jewish Women, Amplified

  • The Jewish Founder of WHM
  • Grace and Frankie
  • Jewish Solidarity Caucus
  • RVF Response to Parkland
  • Gerda Lerner at Sarah Lawrence College

    10 Quotes from the Jewish Founder of Women's History Month

    Here are some choice quotes on marginality, what progress looks like, and why women’s history matters, from the Jewish woman who started it all!

  • Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as Grace and Frankie

    Grace and Frankie: Bashert

    The popular Netflix show Grace and Frankie gives unique narrative space to a friendship between two women who I would venture to classify as soulmates, bashert. Their relationship, like many of the real-life female friendships I see around me, calls into question the necessity of romance in a meaningful companionship.

  • Rose Schneiderman with Jewish Solidarity Caucus Logo

    Dispatches from the Jewish Solidarity Caucus

    I assumed the labor movement had largely died, the efforts of Emma Goldman and Pauline Newman a relic of a different time. For these women, their identities as Jewish women were interwoven with their identities as radicals and reformers.

  • Rising Voices and Havdallah Candle (Winter 2018)

    Rising Voices Fellows Respond to Parkland

    In response to the Parkland school shooting on February 14, 2018, JWA’s Rising Voices Fellows decided to put their minds together and do what they do best: write. These are the stories of teenage girls from all over the United States, who have grown up after Columbine, after 9/11, and in the age of gun violence and terrorism.

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