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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.

Hannah Sandusky

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Hannah Sandusky.
Photo courtesy of the Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center.
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Hannah Sandusky.

Photo courtesy of the Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center.

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Miriam Belsky Solotaroff

Miriam Belsky Solotaroff made headlines in 1937 when she “rocked the school board” of New York for insisting on maternity leave to care for an adopted baby, a privilege only granted to biological mothers at the time.

"All-of-a-Kind Family" Front Cover by Sydney Taylor

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All-of-a-Kind Family front cover by Sydney Taylor.

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All-of-a-Kind Family front cover by Sydney Taylor.

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Lacey Schwartz in "Little White Lie"

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Lacey Schwartz in "Little White Lie."
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Lacey Schwartz in "Little White Lie."

Courtesy of Lacey Schwartz family.

Shirley Kaufman

Shirley Kaufman used her Jewish heritage to create evocative poetry, exploring biblical matriarchs, her own mother’s immigrant past, and the tensions of daily life in modern Israel.

Aileen Patricia Dogherty

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Aileen Patricia Dogherty with her granddaughter.

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Aileen Patricia Dogherty with her granddaughter.

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Laura Z. Hobson

Laura Zametkin Hobson’s unconventional life became fuel for her remarkable novels, including the highly popular Gentleman’s Agreement in 1947.

"Ding Dong School" Scrapbook

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A "Ding Dong School" scrapbook.
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A "Ding Dong School" scrapbook.

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Amy K. Blank at her Desk, 1933

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Author Amy K. Blank at her writing desk in 1933.

Photo courtesy of Judith Levine and Miriam Sachs.

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Author Amy K. Blank at her writing desk in 1933.

Photo courtesy of Judith Levine and Miriam Sachs.

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