The Jewish Women’s Archive


The Jewish Women’s Archive strives to “uncover, chronicle, and transmit
to a broad public the rich history of American Jewish women.” The JWA is “a
national non-profit organization founded in 1995 and based in Brookline, MA, the Jewish Women’s Archive presents the stories, struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America. The JWA site includes a Virtual Archive, curricula and other educational materials, podcasts, a variety of online exhibits, oral history guides, a blog, a growing collection of reminiscences of recently deceased Jewish women, and other resources, such as a biographical piece on Betty Friedan. To expand your knowledge on this subject please consult a librarian or the Boston College LibGuides Gender Studies.

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