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Gerry Faier, 1908 - 2011

An agitator, rabble-rouser, and working-class Jewish lesbian, Gerry Faier found company and camaraderie among fellow labor organizers, the burgeoning gay and lesbian communities of Woodstock and Greenwich Village, and activists across many generations.

Gerry Faier

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LGBT activist Gerry Faier (1908-2011).

Photograph by Penny Coleman.

Courtesy of Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE).

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LGBT activist Gerry Faier (1908-2011).

Photograph by Penny Coleman.

Courtesy of Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE).

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Gerry Faier

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Gerry Faier (1909-2011) was an LGBT activist.

Photograph by Penny Coleman.

Courtesy of Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE).

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Gerry Faier (1909-2011) was an LGBT activist.

Photograph by Penny Coleman.

Courtesy of Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE).

Netiva Ben-Yehuda

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Netiva Ben-Yehuda.
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Remembering Netiva Ben-Yehuda

Many years ago I was sitting in a kibbutz dining hall in the north of Israel. One of the older members, a woman, was reminiscing about the equality of the sexes that supposedly existed when the kibbutz was founded.

Vivian Finkel, 1921 - 2009

I recently learned that Vivian Finkel died last June. She wasn't a great stateswoman, famous entertainer or business mogul. She did, however, help shape the lives of countless Jewish children in Manhattan over the course of more than fifty years. And that counts for a lot, at least in my book.

Judy Frankel, 1942 - 2008

Like so many other people in the Jewish music world and beyond, I was astonished, before disbelief gave way to sadness, to read a brief note in a Ladino discussion group about the death of Judy Frankel on March 20, 2008 at age 65. She left no immediate family, but many friends who had become her family over the years. A gentle, gracious and discreet person, she had, I learned a little later, not told many people besides her close friends about her illness, cancer.

Vivian Finkel

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Vivian Finkel.
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Vivian Finkel.

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Vivian Finkel

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Vivian Finkel and unidentified woman.
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Vivian Finkel and unidentified woman.

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Vivian Finkel

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Vivian Finkel.
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Vivian Finkel.

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