The Equal Rights Amendment is a constitutional amendment that will guarantee legal gender equality for men and women. These resources explore the history related to this amendment and its struggle for ratification, along with some of the notable Jewish women who were central in the fight for equal rights for women.

Facing History provides an overview of the ERA and an opportunity for students to explore some of the history behind the struggle around its ratification.

Hey Alma introduces readers to the Jewish activists who helped ensure equal rights for women.

National Women History's Museum details the life of Betty Friedan, the writer of the Feminine Mystique and Jewish feminist activist.

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  • Family Engagement
  • Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • Congregational Learning
  • After School and Beyond
  • Teen Engagement