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The Jewish women behind all 100 years of the Equal Rights Amendment

Last week, Virginia made history with their vote to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment–first written almost 100 years ago–and finally make women constitutionally equal.

This long struggle included some of the greatest activists and feminists this country has ever seen and, unsurprisingly, many of them are Jewish.

Read all about them in my latest for Alma:

You Can Thank These Jewish Women For the Equal Rights Amendment

“Equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” Thus begins the Equal Rights Amendment which, nearly 100 years after it was first proposed, can finally be adopted into the Constitution.

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