Final Installment of Jewish Women in the USA

by Simona Shur As Women’s History Month comes to an end, it is important to reflect on some of the Jewish feminists who propelled the women’s rights movement in America.  Ernestine Rose was a suffragist and is often credited as the first Jewish feminist. After she immigrated from Poland to the United States, she beganContinue reading “Final Installment of Jewish Women in the USA”

More Jewish Women in America: A Continuation of Women’s History Month

by Simona Shur This is the second installment of Hillel’s dive into famous Jewish American women throughout Women’s History Month.  Aly Raisman, a two time Olympic gold medalist for Team USA, is a fierce advocate for sexual assault surviviors and victims. She spoke out against some US Olympic coaches, including Larry Nassar, for their inappropriateContinue reading “More Jewish Women in America: A Continuation of Women’s History Month”

Jewish Women in the USA

by Simona Shur In honor of Women’s History Month, Hillel is taking a dive into influential Jewish women who have impacted American culture. Most importantly, there is Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the late Supreme Court Justice who was a pinnacle of feminism.  Ginsberg famously graduated from Columbia as valedictorian while being the full-time caregiver of herContinue reading “Jewish Women in the USA”

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