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Barbara Dobkin and her Husband at their Wedding, 1965

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Barbara Dobkin and her husband, Eric, at their wedding, 1965.

Barbara Dobkin and her husband, Eric, at their wedding, 1965.

Bella Abzug and her Husband, Martin, on Their Wedding Day, 1944

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Bella Abzug and her husband, Martin, on their wedding day, 1944.

Courtesy of Liz and Eve Abzug.

Bella Abzug and her husband, Martin, on their wedding day, 1944.

Courtesy of Liz and Eve Abzug.

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Gertrude Elion and Leonard Canter, circa 1940

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Gertrude Elion and her fiancé, Leonard Canter, circa 1940.

Courtesy of the Estate of Gertrude B. Elion.

Gertrude Elion and her fiancé, Leonard Canter, circa 1940.

Courtesy of the Estate of Gertrude B. Elion.

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Gertrude Elion and Leonard Canter, circa 1940

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Gertrude Elion and her fiancé, Leonard Canter, circa 1940.

Courtesy of the Estate of Gertrude B. Elion.

Gertrude Elion and her fiancé, Leonard Canter, circa 1940.

Courtesy of the Estate of Gertrude B. Elion.

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Justine Wise Polier's Parents, Stephen and Louise Wise

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Justine Wise Polier's parents, Stephen and Louise Wise, photographed after their marriage. Stephen was a prominent Rabbi and Louise was a painter and Zionist.
Justine Wise Polier's parents, Stephen and Louise Wise, photographed after their marriage. Stephen was a prominent Rabbi and Louise was a painter and Zionist.

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Passage of NY widows' pension bill advocated by Hannah Bachman Einstein

April 7, 1915

New York's Governor Charles S. Whitman signed the state Widowed Mothers Pension Act, largely as a result of the efforts of Hannah Bachman Einstein.

Edith Rosenwald Stern and Edgar Bloom Stern

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Edith Rosenwald Stern and Edgar Bloom Stern. In 1977, the New Orleans States-Item named the couple leading philanthropists of the past hundred years, saying "every city should have its own Sterns."

Institution: Long Vue House and Gardens

Edith Rosenwald Stern and Edgar Bloom Stern. In 1977, the New Orleans States-Item named the couple leading philanthropists of the past hundred years, saying "every city should have its own Sterns."

Institution: Long Vue House and Gardens

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MA'YAN Tashlikh Ceremony

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In the latter half of the twentieth century, Jewish feminists began to develop a repertoire of new feminist ritual. Yet they simultaneously sought a "usable past" within Judaism, so as to seamlessly link their own ritual creativity to the body of Jewish tradition. This Tashlikh ceremony in Riverside Park in New York City was sponsored by MA'YAN: The Jewish Women's Project. The cantor is Naomi Hirsch.

Photographer: Joan Roth

In the latter half of the twentieth century, Jewish feminists began to develop a repertoire of new feminist ritual. Yet they simultaneously sought a "usable past" within Judaism, so as to seamlessly link their own ritual creativity to the body of Jewish tradition. This Tashlikh ceremony in Riverside Park in New York City was sponsored by MA'YAN: The Jewish Women's Project. The cantor is Naomi Hirsch.

Photographer: Joan Roth

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Yemenite Girls

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New arrivals to Israel: Two Yemenite girls, one (L) married, one (R) not—as indicated by their head gear.
Courtesy of Joan Roth.
New arrivals to Israel: Two Yemenite girls, one (L) married, one (R) not—as indicated by their head gear.
Courtesy of Joan Roth.

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Bouenna Sarfatty Garfinkle's Wedding Portrait, 1946

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Bouena Sarfatty and Max Garfinkle on their wedding day, 1946. Bouena, a member of the Sephardic community in Greece, worked for the Red Cross, recorded Ladino proverbs and worked for the Jewish underground during WWII.

Courtesy of Dr. Eli Garfinkle

Bouena Sarfatty and Max Garfinkle on their wedding day, 1946. Bouena, a member of the Sephardic community in Greece, worked for the Red Cross, recorded Ladino proverbs and worked for the Jewish underground during WWII.

Courtesy of Dr. Eli Garfinkle

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