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Administrator

Melba Levin-Rubin

Unusual in every respect for her time, Melba Levin–Rubin juggled a high–profile career as assistant attorney general of Michigan with raising four children.

Bertha Szold Levin

Bertha Szold Levin, the youngest sister of Henrietta Szold, served for sixteen years as the first woman member of the Baltimore City School Board and pushed for the inclusion of working women in Hadassah.

Lotta Levensohn

Lotta Levensohn helped found Hadassah and later played a pivotal role in the organization’s history as an independent organization for Zionist women.

Edith Altschul Lehman

Both with her husband and in her own right, Edith Altschul Lehman funded endeavors from building schools in Israel to creating a children’s zoo in Central Park.

Jan Schakowsky

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky has earned a reputation as a liberal progressive for her stances on issues ranging from health care to marijuana legalization.

Sara Lee

As director of the Rhea Hirsch School of Education at Hebrew Union College, Sara Lee helped transformed day schools, Hebrew schools and other Jewish institutions.

Rachel Mordecai Lazarus

Proud of her Jewish heritage but conflicted about her faith, Rachel Mordecai Lazarus was torn between publicly fighting anti-Semitism and privately questioning Judaism’s ideals.

Ruth Schlossberg Landes

Ruth Schlossberg Landes made her mark as one of the first professional female anthropologists with her work on gender and religious identity in different cultures.

Sara Landau

Highly unusual for her time, Sara Landau not only made a name for herself as a respected economist, but paired her scholarship with inexhaustible volunteerism both in her community and through national organizations.

Matilda Steinam Kubie

Matilda Steinam Kubie helped various charitable organizations extend their reach through her leadership and her savvy use of advertising.

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