Jewish Women’s Archive

Based in of Brookline, MA, the Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA) offers users an incredible array of free information on the lives/struggles/achievements of North American Jewish women throughout history. Founded in 1995, this virtual archive includes an encyclopedia, teaching/educational materials, oral history tools, and stories of the impact of Hurricane Katrina on Jewish communities.

The site’s mission statement reads:

JWA has amassed the most extensive collection of material anywhere on American Jewish women, and it can be accessed for free by anyone with an Internet connection. Our website is a destination for people seeking knowledge, a sense of connection and community, and a way to affirm and enhance the legacy of American Jewish women.


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