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  • 12 Influential Jewish Women of History

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on August 25, 2016 | Share

    Congress designated August 26 Women’s Equality Day in recognition of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote. To celebrate Women’s Equality Day, we’ll explore the stories of 12 influential Jewish women to honor the accomplishments and individuals that shaped our history. Bella Abzug – “Battling Bella” was a U.S. Representative and women’s rights activist in the 1960s and…

  • 5 Reasons for Girls & Women to Play Sports

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on February 29, 2016 | Share

    March 8 is International Women’s Day, and while celebrating strong, healthy women is part of what we do daily, we’re very excited for this holiday. When you see young girls and women achieving goals through sport, the historical context of women being expected to be frail and submissive gets turned on its head. The benefits of sports are no…