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Feminism

Seven Quotes by Jewish Women that Give Us Life

It feels safe, and true, to say that Women’s Equality Day exists, in large part, because of the activism of Jewish women.

Marj Jackson Levin

Journalist Marjorie “Marj” Jackson Levin was an important voice for feminism in Detroit, raising awareness of domestic abuse and other women’s issues.

Who Ya Gonna Call? Feminism and Race in This Summer's Ghostbusters Reboot

This summer, paranormal activity gets a new set of adversaries as four awkward and highly intelligent women come together to prove not only that ghosts are real, but that women are capable of rebooting a previously all-male franchise.

Celebrity Status

I don’t think I fully understood the importance of my mother's words at the time. But looking back, this lesson, and being raised in a household that constantly preached passion and hard work over vanity, are some of the things that have shaped me most into who I am today.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Feminism." (Viewed on June 25, 2018) <https://jwa.org/topics/feminism>.

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