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Tombstone of Hannah de Leon

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Tombstone of Hannah de Leon, who made her home available to her fellow worshippers during the rebuilding of the community synagogue after the hurricane of 1772.

Institution: Mordechai Arbell Collection, Diaspora Museum.

Tombstone of Hannah de Leon, who made her home available to her fellow worshippers during the rebuilding of the community synagogue after the hurricane of 1772.

Institution: Mordechai Arbell Collection, Diaspora Museum.

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The Graduating Class of Prospect Park Bnos Leah Girls High School in Brooklyn, New York, 2005

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The 2005 graduating class of Prospect Park Bnos Leah Girls' High School, a Bais Ya'akov in Brooklyn, New York.

Photographer: Barry Studios; Institution: Yocheved Ehrenpreis, New York

The 2005 graduating class of Prospect Park Bnos Leah Girls' High School, a Bais Ya'akov in Brooklyn, New York.

Photographer: Barry Studios; Institution: Yocheved Ehrenpreis, New York

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The Student Body of the Beth Jacob School of Detroit, Michigan, 1960

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The student body of the Beth Jacob School of Detroit, Michigan, in 1960.

Institution: Chavi Sperka, Detroit.

The student body of the Beth Jacob School of Detroit, Michigan, in 1960.

Institution: Chavi Sperka, Detroit.

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Rokhl Auerbakh

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"Giving voice to the victims": Rokhl Auerbach (1903–1976), a member of the Polish-Jewish literary elite, ran a soup kitchen in the Warsaw Ghetto while simultaneously in her writing recording the voices of its captive inhabitants. She ultimately survived the war by passing herself off as an "Aryan," and went on to found the Department for the Collection of Witness Testimony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

Institution: By the Last Way, by Rokhl Auerbach (Tel Aviv: 1977)

"Giving voice to the victims": Rokhl Auerbach (1903–1976), a member of the Polish-Jewish literary elite, ran a soup kitchen in the Warsaw Ghetto while simultaneously in her writing recording the voices of its captive inhabitants. She ultimately survived the war by passing herself off as an "Aryan," and went on to found the Department for the Collection of Witness Testimony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

Institution: By the Last Way, by Rokhl Auerbach (Tel Aviv: 1977)

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Israela Oron and Esther Herlitz at "Dor l'Dor Yabia Omer" in Sarafand, June 19, 1996

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Brigadier General Israela Oron, O.C Women's Corps, and Esther Herlitz, presenter, at "Dor l'Dor Yabia Omer," a meeting held on the occasion of a visit of Women Veterans of ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) and WAAF (Women’s Auxiliary Air Force) to the Chen Training Camp in Sarafand, June 19, 1996.

Institution: Esther Herlitz

Brigadier General Israela Oron, O.C Women's Corps, and Esther Herlitz, presenter, at "Dor l'Dor Yabia Omer," a meeting held on the occasion of a visit of Women Veterans of ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) and WAAF (Women’s Auxiliary Air Force) to the Chen Training Camp in Sarafand, June 19, 1996.

Institution: Esther Herlitz

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ATS Recruits and Instructors at Sarafand Training Depot, February 1943.

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A company of ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) recruits and instructors at the Sarafand training depot, February 1943.

British Commanding Officer Major Pratt is in the second row from the bottom, fourth from left.

Institution: Esther Herlitz

A company of ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) recruits and instructors at the Sarafand training depot, February 1943.

British Commanding Officer Major Pratt is in the second row from the bottom, fourth from left.

Institution: Esther Herlitz

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ATS Recruiting Parade in Rishon le-Zion, March 22, 1942

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An ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) recruiting parade in Rishon le-Zion (March 22, 1942), commemorating sixty years since the founding of the city.

Esther Herlitz is in the line furthest to the right, fifth from the front.

Institution: Esther Herlitz.

An ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) recruiting parade in Rishon le-Zion (March 22, 1942), commemorating sixty years since the founding of the city.

Esther Herlitz is in the line furthest to the right, fifth from the front.

Institution: Esther Herlitz.

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Students of the Mechona with Meyer Berlson in Buenos Aires, 1954

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Students of the Mechona, the girls' division of the Institute for Jewish Studies in Buenos Aires, together with its principal, Meyer Berlson, 1954.

Institution: Efraim Zadoff

Students of the Mechona, the girls' division of the Institute for Jewish Studies in Buenos Aires, together with its principal, Meyer Berlson, 1954.

Institution: Efraim Zadoff

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Nina Salaman Portrait by Solomon J. Solomon, 1918

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A 1918 painting of British poet Nina Salaman by Solomon J. Solomon (1860–1927).

Courtesy of Esther Salaman Hamburger

A 1918 painting of British poet Nina Salaman by Solomon J. Solomon (1860–1927).

Courtesy of Esther Salaman Hamburger

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Anda Pinkerfield-Amir

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Israeli Poet and author Anda Pinkerfeld-Amir.

Courtesy of Amos Amir.

<p>Israeli Poet and author Anda Pinkerfeld-Amir.</p>
<p>Courtesy of Amos Amir.</p>

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