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Barbara (Monique Andree Serf), 1965

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The singer, composer, and songwriter Barbara (Monique Andree Serf) in 1965.

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The singer, composer, and songwriter Barbara (Monique Andree Serf) in 1965.

Image courtesy of Jean Arkesteijn via Wikimedia Commons.

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Chaya Arbel

Raised as a kibbutznik and taught that music was frivolous, Chaya Arbel only began pursuing a musical career in her forties, but went on to become one of Israel’s great modern composers.

Chava Alberstein

In her fifty-years as one of Israel’s most celebrated singer/songwriters, Chava Alberstein has run the gamut from recording pop hits to reviving Yiddish classics.

Chava Alberstein, 2007

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Israeli singer/songwriters Chava Alberstein in 2007.

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Israeli singer/songwriters Chava Alberstein in 2007.

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Hanne Blank

Both as a historian and as a fiction writer, Hanne Blank has questioned how we relate to our bodies and our sexuality, from gender norms to fat-shaming.

Hanne Blank, 2007

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Hanne Blank in 2007.
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Hanne Blank in 2007.

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Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler

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Julie Taymor’s bold, experimental style in directing plays and films has led to two Tonys (including the first Best Director Tony won by a woman) and an Emmy.

Helen Tamiris

Acclaimed choreographer and director Helen Tamiris used dance to comment on the social issues of her day, including racism, poverty, and war.

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