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Pushke Boxes
Pushke Boxes
loaned by Sara Nelson Efron
Pushke boxes for the Jewish National Fund and the Diskin Orphan Home of Israel.

Seattle Stories

Weaving Women’s Words: Seattle Stories showcases thirty women, born in the early 20th century, who made their homes in the Seattle Jewish community.

Carolyn Blumenthal Danz

Narrators

Born in places as far-flung as Greece and Alaska, our narrators witnessed the upheaval of the Great Depression, World War II, the civil rights movement, and the feminist revolution. Their stories of their lives as homemakers and educators, activists and musicians reflect the changing expectations, opportunities, and challenges this remarkable generation of Jewish women faced.
Pushke Boxes

Artifacts

Pictures and stories of significant objects in the lives of the Seattle women, from a piece of artwork created in Auschwitz to the blades used to make traditional gefilte fish.
Arva Davis Gray

Themes

Discover aspects common to the different Seattle women’s life experiences and shared qualities that characterize their long and fulfilling lives.
Blanche Gordon Narodick

Commentaries on Seattle Stories

Reflections on the stories of this remarkable community of Jewish women by their families, historians and filmmakers.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Seattle Stories." (Viewed on September 20, 2014) <http://jwa.org/communitystories/seattle>.

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