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She’s a confusing character in the feminist narrative. A pioneer in her field, yet so disappointingly anti-feminist. How do you label her? Should she be viewed as a hero, a villain, an accidental role model?

Converting to Judaism allows me to be part of a tradition of strong Jewish women. 

I hope one day we can eliminate the judgements surrounding women's bodies.

Dr. Rosalyn Yalow showed me that that being different should never be an obstacle preventing success.

The story of Hedy Lamarr inspires me to balance my social life with my cerebral endeavors.

A painting of Queen Esther by Francois Leon Benouville.

People love the lucky number seven. It’s a significant digit in Judaism: the days in the week, the number of lights on the menorah in the Beit HaMikdash (Temple), the days of shiva (mourning), and more. Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, two important holidays in the Jewish calendar, occur in the Hebrew month of Tishrei, the seventh month of the year. Another group of seven includes the number of female prophets mentioned in the Bible: Sarah, Miriam, Deborah, Hannah, Abigail, Huldah and Esther.