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Meet Sophie Rabinoff as the Camera Saw Her

Sometimes at JWA a story insists on coming to life. 

The article on Sophie Rabinoff  in our online Encyclopedia was a good scholarly representation of the pioneering physician's life and work. But no photos accompanied it; nothing helped lift it off the page. A few weeks ago, her great niece Jennifer Arnold contacted us to say that she had some photos of her aunt and wondered if we could add them to the article.  I told her that we would be happy to, and she kindly scanned and sent them to me.

Honoring our Jewish service members on Memorial Day

Time for a quick Jewish-American history lesson: In 1655, New Amsterdam colonist Asser Levy rallied against a colonial ordinance that forbade Jews from joining the colonial militia.

"Top Secret Rosies": How female computers helped win WWII

Back before Microsoft, IBM, and Apple, the word "computer" referred to a person who computes.

Barbra's hit album, healthcare reform, and Ruth Reichl's "Gourmet" - Link Roundup Oct 9, 2009

  • Barbra Streisand's Love is the Answer is her 9th #1 album on the Billboard charts! [Heeb]
  • A "nice Jewish girl" is guarding male, Muslim prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Military." (Viewed on May 27, 2015) <http://jwa.org/blog/military>.

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