“I am here because Women’s rights are humans rights,” said Rachel, 59, (left), who came to the Washington, D.C. march with a big group of Jewish women.
The Metro trains into Washington, D.C. from the suburbs were packed with pink pussy hats.
Friends smile as the crowd gathers at the Women’s March on Washington, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Some would-be protesters stayed home because the march fell on the Jewish Sabbath; others displayed symbols of the faith, like this kippah.
Lilly Maier is a news intern at the Forward. She is a graduate journalism student at New York University, where she studies as a Fulbright scholar. She also holds a B.A. in Jewish history from the University of Munich.
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