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- ... that historian Pamela Nadell has increased the visibility of sexual assaults in the 20th century American garment industry? Source: "She also turns out strong mini-profiles of several dozen prominent figures and unearths the little-discussed oppressive side of American Jewish women’s history, including sexual harassment of sweatshop workers and economic hardships that forced some Jewish women into prostitution."
- ALT1:... that American historian Pamela Nadell traced the origins of the first agitations for a female rabbi to a letter published in 1889? Source: "Far from being a recent, feminist-inspired movement, Nadell proves that women have been agitating for the right to be both trained and ordained rabbis since 1889, when Philadelphia journalist, Mary M. Cohen, raised the issue in a short story published in the Jewish Exponent. By putting the arguments in favor of women rabbis into the mouths of fictional characters, Cohen brought the debate into the homes of Philadelphia's Jews"