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BREAKING: Jews March, Bearing Signs Playful, Solemn and Defiant

“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.

These Washington, D.C. protesters are particularly focused on abortion rights. Image by Lilly Maier

The Metro trains into Washington, D.C. from the suburbs were packed with pink pussy hats.

This protester in Washington, D.C. wears the de rigeur pink “pussy” hat. Image by Lilly Maier

Friends smile as the crowd gathers at the Women’s March on Washington, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Ari Schoenburg and Meryl Krawatc grin broadly as the Washington, D.C. march ramps up. Image by Lilly Maier

Some would-be protesters stayed home because the march fell on the Jewish Sabbath; others displayed symbols of the faith, like this kippah.

A group of Jewish protesters move toward the march. Image by Lilly Maier

Contact Helen Chernikoff atchernikoff@forward.com

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