Jewish Women's Archive Overview
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Direct beneficiaries per year: over 1,000,000 unique visitors who visit our website eachyear.
JWA.org offers an online Encyclopedia of Jewish women, a lively blog, lesson plans and other educational materials that can be downloaded for free, online exhibits on topics as diverse as Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution and Katrina’s Jewish Voices, several book and film guides, a growing collection of reminiscences of recently deceased Jewish women, a poster series, and numerous other resources for anyone interested in the experiences of American Jewish women, both celebrated and unheralded.
In addition to its website, the Jewish Women’s Archive runs a biannual summer Institute for Educators, is the producer of “Making Trouble”, an acclaimed film about Jewish women comedians that has been screened at over160 film festivals and other venues and is now available on DVD, and sponsors public programs in partnership with other non profit organizations.
Watch our YouTube introduction at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xt9yRAAa4Ro.
Produced ”Making Trouble,” a film about six Jewish women comedians that has been screened at more than 160 film festivals and other venues around the world.
Assembled the largest single repository of data related to the Jewish experience of Hurricane Katrina.
Created Go & Learn; curriculum modules, which have been downloaded over 26,000 times; hosts annual Institute for Educators.
Award-winning website (jwa.org) reaches over 60,000 unique Web visitors each month.
Named one of the 50 most innovative Jewish organizations by Slingshot.