Ma'yan Journey - Winter 2001

Ma'yan, Winter 2001

This issue celebrates the accomplishments of Ray Frank, Beatrice Alexander and Gertude Elion, who paved the way for later generations of women to accomplish their goals. The first section is a collection of thoughts from contemporary women who speak, lead or teach in front of large audiences. The Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance's program that promotes women, learning and leadership is featured. Sara Lee Schupf is the focus of this issue's changemaker profile. Schupf established the Weizmann Institute Women and Science Award to honor outstanding female scientists. Diana Friedland, winner of the Elion Award, is interviewed about her work and its implications for breast cancer treatment. The third section focuses on dolls, emphasizing the way dolls help teach children about history, imagination and love. Additionally, dolls help children embrace their identities and the diversity of the world. This issue's changemaker profile features Nancy Lublin, who established Dress for Success, a nonprofit organization that provides low-income women with clothes for job interviews.

Topic: Gender, Feminism, Orthodox Judaism, Women

Name of Publication: Ma'yan Journey

Genre: Journal

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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