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Organizations and Institutions

Constance Amberg Sporborg

For Constance Amberg Sporborg, knowledge was power: she spent decades educating women about their choices, from immigrants at Ellis Island to voters at the ballot boxes.

Virginia Snitow

Ahead of her time in the fight for both civil rights and women’s rights, Virginia Snitow was unafraid to take unpopular stances when fighting for others.

Carrie Obendorfer Simon

Carrie Obendorfer Simon helped shape the Reform movement as founder of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, which quickly became the largest Jewish women’s organization in America.

Martine Rothblatt, September 23, 2010

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Martine Rothblatt accepting an award at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C., on September 23, 2010.
Courtesy of the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance/Wikimedia Commons.
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Martine Rothblatt accepting an award at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C., on September 23, 2010.


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Bessie Louise Moses, circa 1922

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Bessie Louise Moses (1893-1965), circa 1922.

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Bessie Louise Moses (1893-1965), circa 1922.

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Hephzibah and Yehudi Menuhin, 1951

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Hephzibah and her brother Yehudi Menuhin in Australia in 1951.
Courtesy of the John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland/Wikimedia Commons.

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Hephzibah and her brother Yehudi Menuhin in Australia in 1951.
Courtesy of the John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland/Wikimedia Commons.

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Stephanie Pollack

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Stephanie Pollack, Secretary of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
Courtesy of Northeastern University

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Stephanie Pollack, Secretary of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
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Rhoda Kaufman

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Rhoda Kaufman, social reformer.
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Rhoda Kaufman, social reformer.

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Mordecai Kaplan, 1915

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Mordecai Kaplan in 1915.
Courtesy of the Menorah Journal/Project Gutenburg.
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Mordecai Kaplan in 1915.


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Lillian Herstein

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Lillian Herstein.
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Lillian Herstein.

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