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Non-Fiction

Ruth Ben Israel, 2014

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Ruth Ben Israel, expert in labor law, photographed in 2014.
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Ruth Ben Israel, expert in labor law, photographed in 2014.

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Katja Behrens

Part of the first generation of postwar writers in Germany, Katja Behrens grapples with the often difficult relationship between German Jews and the majority.

Katja Behrens, 2012

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Katja Behrens in 2012,
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Katja Behrens in 2012,


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Rokhl Auerbakh

Rokhl Auerbakh’s determination to record everything she witnessed in the Holocaust led to her creating the questionnaires to capture other survivors’ stories for war crime trials and Holocaust memorials.

Paper Love by Sarah Wildman

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Sarah Wildman, author of Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind

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Sarah Wildman, author of Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind

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Laura Riding

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Laura Riding.
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Laura Riding.

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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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Elga Ruth Wasserman

Having experienced the sexism rampant in higher education herself, Elga Ruth Wasserman guided Yale through the difficult process of becoming a co-ed university.

Nechama Tec

Nechama Tec’s experiences as a child in the Holocaust led to her career highlighting nontraditional stories of the Holocaust, and inspired the movie Defiance.

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