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Credit: Photograph by Vincent J. Grass.
Courtesy of Sonia Press Fuentes.

Profiles

Browse this section for short profiles of some of the thousands of Jewish women found throughout jwa.org. We will be adding new profiles to this section regularly and welcome your suggestions for women to add.

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Sophie A. Udin

Sophie A. Udin fought for women's rights and equal pay, but she is best known for helping found the first libraries in Israel and creating important American archives about Zionism, helping preserve vital documents and make them accessible.

August 31, 1896
Zhinkov
Ukraine
Doris May Ulmann's work
Doris May Ulmann

Trained to think of photography as an art form on par with painting, Doris May Ulmann captured both the celebrities of her day and the rural poor of Appalachia with what the New York Times described as “haunting power.”

May 29, 1882
New York, New York
United States
Roselle Ungar
Roselle Ungar

As assistant executive director of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, Roselle Ungar helped evacuees maintain community and find aid from basic necessities to scholarships for children.

March 7, 1957
New Orleans, Louisiana
United States
Ungerleider, Joy - still image [media]
Joy Ungerleider-Mayerson

Joy Ungerleider-Mayerson rescued the faltering Jewish Museum in New York and created Dorot, which launched some of the finest non-denominational Jewish study programs worldwide.

1920

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Profiles." (Viewed on September 1, 2015) <http://jwa.org/people/toc/U>.

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