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Fed Chief Janet Yellen’s gender bigger deal than faith

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/fed_chief_janet_yellens_gender_bigger_deal_than_faith

Janet Yellen is soft-spoken, tough, methodological, flexible — and Jewish. President Obama’s announcement last week that he had tapped Yellen, 67, to succeed Ben Bernanke as chair of the Federal Reserve made news in part because she would be the first woman in the top spot.

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