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The AJCongress Women's Division: A History 

Tell Your Senator Not to Allow Restrictions on Women’s Right
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Groups oppose abortion restrictions - Jewish Journal - November 18,2009

American Jewish Congress Urges Senate Rejection of New Restrictions on Reproductive Health Care in Health Care Reform Legislation-9 November, 2009

American Jewish Congress and American University Bring Together
Leading Women Judges From More Than a Dozen Countries

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Women Judges from more than a dozen countries at International Conference of Women Judges
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Ms. Magazine Blocks Ad on Israeli Women

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January 10, 2008 - Ms. Magazine has long been in the forefront of the fight for equal rights and equal opportunities for women. Apparently that is not the case if the women happen to be Israeli.
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 Feminists Speak Out About Ms. Magazine Refusal To Run Israel Ad
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  1. American Jewish Congress Urges Senate Rejection of New Restrictions on Reproductive Health Care in Health Care Reform Legislation-9 November, 2009

  2. International Conference of Women Judges to Explore Gender and Justice as U.S Supreme Court Nomination Focuses Attention on Female Judges - 1 June, 2009
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  3. AJCongress Sponsors International Conference of Women Judges -  2 March, 2009
    Women judges from more than a dozen countries will be at an International Conference of Women Judges titled "Gender and Justic: An International Inquiry."  

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  4. AJCongress' Women's Division Encouraged by New UN Human Rights Commissioner - 1 August, 2008
    The Women's Division of the American Jewish Congress is encouraged by the election of Navanethem Pillay to serve as the next United Nations high Commissioner for Human Rights.  

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  5. Women's Division of American Jewish Congress Lauds Appointment of First Woman To Serve As  Israel's Ambassador To The United Nations 26 June, 2008
    The Women's Division of American Jewish Congress congratulates Gabriela Shalev on her appointment as Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, the first Israel woman named to that post.  

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  6. NJ Mayor Meryl Frank is New President of AJCongress Women's Division 27 March, 2008
    The American Jewish Congress today announced the appointment of Meryl Frank, mayor of Highland Park, New President of its Women's Division.  

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  7. The Nation Runs Ad on Israeli Women Ms. Magazine Feared to Publish 6 March, 2008
    The American Jewish Congress today applauded the decision by the publishers of The Nation to prominently feature an ad Israeli women turned down by Ms. magazine in November.  

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  8. American Jewish Feminists Join AJCongress Demand: Ms. Magazine Should Come Clean and Admit Mistake on Israel Ad   15 Janurary, 2008
    Leading American Jewish feminists today joined AJCongress, Challenging Ms. Magazine's claims about why the magazine refused to carry an advertisement that AJCongress had submitted.  

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To become a part of the Women's Division of the American Jewish Congress please call
CWE Director Harriet Kurland at: 945-933-7489 or email: WomensEmpowerment@ajcongress.org