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Organizations and Institutions

Ida Dehmel

Deeply enmeshed in German cultural life as a writer, salon hostess, and women’s rights activist, Ida Coblenz Dehmel found herself squeezed out of the very communities she had helped shape when the Nazis came to power.

Ida Dehmel

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Ida Dehmel.
Courtesy of Jacob Hilsdorf/Wikimedia Commons.
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Ida Dehmel.

Courtesy of Jacob Hilsdorf/Wikimedia Commons.

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Jeanne Manford

In 1973 Jeanne Manford’s fierce love for her gay son in the face of national condemnation of homosexuality led her to create a support network for other families, Parents of Gays, later known as PFLAG.

Carol Wise Beside JWA Poster in the Abandoned Congregation Beth Israel in Biloxi, June 21, 2007

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Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) former board member Carol Wise stands beside JWA's Women of Valor poster of Hannah Solomon in the abandoned Congregation Beth Israel in Biloxi.

This photograph was taken by Jayne K. Guberman, Director of Oral History at the Jewish Women’s Archive, on June 21, 2007.

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Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) former board member Carol Wise stands beside JWA's Women of Valor poster of Hannah Solomon in the abandoned Congregation Beth Israel in Biloxi.

This photograph was taken by Jayne K. Guberman, Director of Oral History at the Jewish Women’s Archive, on June 21, 2007.

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Katrina Bags from UGA Hillel, 2005

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Two women hold welcome bags from the University of Georgia Hillel for Katrina evacuees, September 2005
Photo by Michael Jacobs, courtesy of the Atlanta Jewish Times.
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Two women hold welcome bags from the University of Georgia Hillel for Katrina evacuees, September 2005


Photo by Michael Jacobs, courtesy of the Atlanta Jewish Times.

Pamela Connolly's Exhibit "Where We Live"

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Where We Live art exhibit at the LSU Union Art Gallery at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, conceived by New York photographer and teacher Pamela Connolly as a joint project of the United Jewish Federation of New York and Kids with Cameras. The exhibit was co-produced by the Congregation B'nai Israel Hurricane Relief Committee.
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Where We Live art exhibit at the LSU Union Art Gallery at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, conceived by New York photographer and teacher Pamela Connolly as a joint project of the United Jewish Federation of New York and Kids with Cameras. The exhibit was co-produced by the Congregation B'nai Israel Hurricane Relief Committee.


Courtesy of Rick Weil.

Carol Wise

In her work with United Way, Carol Wise worked intensively to restore childcare facilities and rebuild playgrounds throughout New Orleans.

Roselle Ungar

Roselle Ungar used new technologies to keep her scattered community together during the evacuation, and her wry humor to keep herself sane despite the upheaval.

Sara Stone

Sara Stone was ninety years old at the time of Hurricane Katrina, and her experience of the storm was tempered by a lifetime of helping the city weather hard times.

Donna Sternberg

Donna Sternberg, who had helped found the first local Federation in Baton Rouge after the Six Day War, used her fundraising experience to quickly mobilize national aid efforts to save her community after Hurricane Katrina.

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