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August 23, 2012 11:37 am

9 Jewish Women Featured on Forbes 2012 Most Powerful List

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JPost – At least nine Jews, mostly from the US and one from Israel, made it onto Forbes 2012 list of Most Powerful Women in the World,’ which was published online Wednesday.

Three of the Jewish women made it into the top 20, with Jill Abramson, Executive Editor of the New York Times reaching the number five spot. Abramson was only beaten in the rankings by three world leaders – German Chancellor Angela Merkel (at No. 1), US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and billionaire Bill Gates’ wife, Melinda Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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