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This Week in History: A fact for November

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Rebekah Kohut honored for fifty years of communal activism

November 21, 1935

New York communal worker Rebekah Kohut was honored for 50 years of dedicated service at a gala dinner for 800, where she was presented with $50,000 to distribute to her favorite charities.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for November." (Viewed on August 22, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/nov/random>.

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