We Remember

Nora, you may remember nothing, but we remember you


Nora Ephron headshot; back cover of Crazy Salad
Nora Ephron book: I Remember Nothing

When Nora Ephron was young, she wanted to be Dorothy Parker.

When I was young, I wanted to be Nora Ephron. I still do.

My mother, the storyteller


Emily Kadar with her mother, Miriam Kadar, and sister Dorothy

Judaism is rooted in our people’s ability to tell a good story.

Remembering Hanna Weinberg, pioneering advocate for domestic abuse victims


Hanna Weinberg

For women in the Orthodox Jewish community, domestic abuse is still too often suffered in silence.

Remembering Judith Resnik, the first Jewish American woman in space


Resnik, Judith - still image [media]
Judith Resnik in space

Judith Resnik never showed any particular interest in space travel – but when NASA began recruiting women and minorities, she decided to apply anyway.

Dr. Evelyn Handler killed at 78


Amidst the cheery holiday hustle and bustle surrounding the holiday season, tragedy struck in Bedford, NH late last month,  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/30/us/evelyn-handler-biologi

The Lives They Lived: Jewish women to remember in 2011


Debbie Friedman 1
Broner, Esther - still image [media]
Flip Imber at a Train Station
Laura Ziskin Stand Up To Cancer
Miriam Solomon index
Bette Arnold with her Rolls
Rosalyn Yalow in lab
Paula Hyman - still image 2

Remembering Adrienne Cooper, mother of the Klezmer/Yiddish revival


Adrienne Cooper
Adrienne Cooper and others at KlezKanada 2010

Adrienne Cooper passed away on Sunday evening at the age of 65 after a long fight with cancer.

Dear Paula Hyman, z''l


Paula Hyman - still image 2

I have a spreadsheet that focuses on Jewish and feminist life at every college I want to apply to.

Honoring Paula Hyman, z"l, by continuing to ask questions


Paula Hyman - still image 2

Last Friday, I joined members of the Jewish Women’s Archive “family” on a sad drive to New Haven for the funeral of Paula Hyman, who died on Thursday at the much-too-early age of 65. The Lucy G.

Remembering Kitty Carlisle Hart


If ever there was an unofficial Queen of New York City, Kitty Carlisle Hart was it.


Rising Voices


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