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Shulamith Hareven

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Shulamith Hareven.
Courtesy of Shulamith Hareven.
Shulamith Hareven.
Courtesy of Shulamith Hareven.

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Greek Volunteer Nurses, March 1941

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Anna Cohen-Angel, a volunteer nurse for ELAS during Germany's occupation of Greece, is pictured here (left of the two nurses in middle) in March 1941 with patients at the Hatzigeorgiou Clinic, part of the Volos Military Hospital.
Courtesy of the Jewish Museum of Greece, Athens.
Anna Cohen-Angel, a volunteer nurse for ELAS during Germany's occupation of Greece, is pictured here (left of the two nurses in middle) in March 1941 with patients at the Hatzigeorgiou Clinic, part of the Volos Military Hospital.
Courtesy of the Jewish Museum of Greece, Athens.

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Claire Goll

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Claire Goll.
Courtesy of Deutsches Literaturarchiv.
Claire Goll.
Courtesy of Deutsches Literaturarchiv.

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Greek Volunteer Nurses, January 3, 1941

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Volunteer nurses Anna Cohen-Angel and Ellie Sakki-Decastro of the Greek Red Cross are pictured here (Anna, last from R; Ellie next to her) at the Military Hospital of Volos with colleagues and Dr. Angellakis, on January 3, 1941. During the German Occupation, both worked as nurses for ELAS.
Courtesy of the Jewish Museum of Greece, Athens.
Volunteer nurses Anna Cohen-Angel and Ellie Sakki-Decastro of the Greek Red Cross are pictured here (Anna, last from R; Ellie next to her) at the Military Hospital of Volos with colleagues and Dr. Angellakis, on January 3, 1941. During the German Occupation, both worked as nurses for ELAS.
Courtesy of the Jewish Museum of Greece, Athens.

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Mire Gola

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Mire Gola.
Courtesy of the Ghetto House Fighters Archive.
Mire Gola.
Courtesy of the Ghetto House Fighters Archive.

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Marika Gidali

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Marika Gidali dances at the Ballet Stagium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Marika Gidali dances at the Ballet Stagium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Alice Salomon, 1920

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Though baptized a Protestant as a young woman, social worker Alice Salomon shut down her innovative Women's Academy in Berlin rather than oust Jewish faculty and students as the Nazis demanded. She is shown here in 1920.

Courtesy of Professor Joachim Wieler, Germany
Institution: The Alice Salomon Archive, Berlin

Though baptized a Protestant as a young woman, social worker Alice Salomon shut down her innovative Women's Academy in Berlin rather than oust Jewish faculty and students as the Nazis demanded. She is shown here in 1920.

Courtesy of Professor Joachim Wieler, Germany
Institution: The Alice Salomon Archive, Berlin

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Karen Gershon

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As a young girl, Karen Gershon (1923 – 1993) was sent from Nazi Germany to England on the Kindertransport. As an adult, she documented the trauma this experience engendered for herself and her fellow child refugees in We Came as Children: A Collective Autobiography (1966), which sparked extensive comment and established her literary reputation in England.

Institution: Naomi Shmuel.

As a young girl, Karen Gershon (1923 – 1993) was sent from Nazi Germany to England on the Kindertransport. As an adult, she documented the trauma this experience engendered for herself and her fellow child refugees in We Came as Children: A Collective Autobiography (1966), which sparked extensive comment and established her literary reputation in England.

Institution: Naomi Shmuel.

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Recha Freier

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Recha Freier established Youth Aliya, the movement to bring Jewish children from Germany to Palestine, enabling thousands to escape Nazi persecution and build new lives in pre-State Israel. It was not until the end of her life that she received formal recognition for the visionary initiative that saved so many Jewish children.

Institution: Serem Freier.

Recha Freier established Youth Aliya, the movement to bring Jewish children from Germany to Palestine, enabling thousands to escape Nazi persecution and build new lives in pre-State Israel. It was not until the end of her life that she received formal recognition for the visionary initiative that saved so many Jewish children.

Institution: Serem Freier.

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Rokhl Korn, Kadya Molodowsky, and Ida Maze

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Kadya Molodowsky (L) Ida Maze (C), Rokhl Korn (R), poets who were an integral part of Yiddish literary creativity in all of its major centers of the twentieth century.
Courtesy of Sylvia Lustgarten.
Kadya Molodowsky (L) Ida Maze (C), Rokhl Korn (R), poets who were an integral part of Yiddish literary creativity in all of its major centers of the twentieth century.
Courtesy of Sylvia Lustgarten.

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