This Day in Jewish History, 1923

The Woman Who Wrote Equality Into Japan’s Constitution Is Born

Viennese-born Beate Gordon spent formative years in Japan and came back after WWII with the U.S. occupation army - to help draft a constitution.

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Japanese officials preparing to sign their country's surrender, USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, September 2, 1945. Credit: U.S. Army Signal Corps / Wikimedia Commons
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