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Faith Rogow

Faith Rogow, author of Gone to Another Meeting: The National Council of Jewish Women, 1893–1993, earned her Ph.D. in women’s history from the State University at Binghamton. In addition to her current work as a consultant on issues related to children and television, Rogow writes on gay and lesbian history. She is also producer, composer and performer on a cassette of original Jewish feminist music, The Courage to Dare.

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National Council of Jewish Women

When the National Council of Jewish Women was founded in 1893, it was the first national organization in history to unite Jewish women to promote the Jewish religion. That its commitment to preserve Jewish heritage in a quickly modernizing America would be fraught with contradictions was not readily apparent in the optimistic surroundings of the World Parliament of Religions, convened as part of the Chicago World Exposition.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Faith Rogow." (Viewed on April 10, 2020) <>.


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