10 Jewish Women Inspiring Change

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Screen Shot 2014-03-07 at 12.42.12 PMIn honour of the International Women’s Day here’s a list of 10 Jewish women today who, consistent with this year’s theme, inspire change. They are an intelligent, strong and impressive group; an inspiration for all women out there.

 

 

1. Sheryl Sandberg

The mobilizer
Who hasn’t heard of the COO of Facebook’s movement Lean In?!
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2.Natalie Portman

The proud Zionist
Don’t deny you love following her experiences while studying at HebrewU, traveling to Israel with or without her son Aleph?!

3. Dorit Beinisch

The president
The first female to serve as the President of the Supreme Court of Israel, a position she held for almost six years.
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4. Women of the IDF

The protector
Alongside their male counterparts, these women make us proud.
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5.Isla Fisher ­

The Shomer Shabbos convert
Married to Sacha Baron Cohen (yes, Borat), Isla now is proud of her Jewish connection and honouring Shabbat weekly.

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6. Barbara Streisand

The icon
This “funny girl” has led the way for her entertainment industry colleagues.

7.Anat Hoffman

The changer
Leading the charge for women’s fair equality.

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8. Sarah Silverman

The funny lady
Always proud of her Jewish roots and open to using it in her skits.

9.Yityish Aynaw

The beauty queen
Miss Israel. Enough said.
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10.Mayim Bialik

The orthodox actress
You know you loved Blossom and her now nerdy (and tzniuit-dressed) Big Bang Theory character Amy.

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