JWA News Release: May 1, 2009 - for Jewish American Heritage Month

May is just around the corner, and it's Jewish American Heritage Month! For this fourth annual celebration, the Jewish Women's Archive is offering a daily online feature, This Day of Jewish American Heritage, adapted from our This Week in History feature, to connect every day in May to significant moments in the history of American Jewish women … from Amy Eilberg's ordination as the first female Conservative rabbi, to Gladys Heldman's launch of "World Tennis Magazine," to Clara Shevelson's 1935 butcher shop boycott. What better daily reminder to celebrate the vitality and scope of Jewish American heritage?

You can place the This Day of Jewish American Heritage badge (shown on the right) on your personal or organizational website/blog by accessing code her. The badge will link back to the Jewish Women's Archive's website for the explanation of the date's event. You may also host the content in its entirety on your website, blog, or in a print publication; the only requirement is that you credit the Jewish Women's Archive as the source of the material.

Facebook users will not only be able to display each day's historical headline but will be offered additional tools to explore a whole year of Jewish American Heritage. For more information about code and other tools, please contact Ari Davidow or call 617-383-6766.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "JWA News Release: May 1, 2009 - for Jewish American Heritage Month." (Viewed on May 19, 2019) <https://jwa.org/news/2009/090501-jahm>.


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