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Women's History Month

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Who Was She?

This woman was a puppeteer who created the beloved “lonely goatherd” scene in The Sound of Music.

For Women's History Month 2015, JWA is featuring “Great Women You've Never Heard Of”— highlighting some of the bold, brave Jewish women on jwa.org whose stories deserve to be better known.

This Week in History

Dorothy Fields and Arthur Schwartz
March 8, 1971
Dorothy Fields was the only woman among the first group inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame.

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