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Philanthropy

Althea Diesenhaus Stroum

Born in 1922 in New York City, Althea
moved to Seattle with her family at age 14 in 1936. Married for 58 years to Samuel N. Stroum, they had two children, and together dedicated their lives to philanthropy and community service. Althea received the Israel Bond Woman of the Year award in 1980. In 1991, the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle honored her by creating the Althea Stroum Woman of Distinction Award. In 2000 she received an honorary doctorate from Brandeis University. She is a member of many community and national boards, serving both the Jewish and larger communities with her energetic devotion.

Regina Spektor, 2006

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Singer-songwriter Regina Spektor in 2006.
Photo by Timothy Cochrane
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Singer-songwriter Regina Spektor in 2006.

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Regina Spektor in 2006

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Singer Regina Spektor in 2006.
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Singer Regina Spektor in 2006.

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Naomi Adler

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Naomi Adler.
Courtesy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
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Naomi Adler.


Courtesy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

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Althea Diesenhaus Stroum

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Althea Diesenhaus Stroum.

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Althea Diesenhaus Stroum.

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Althea Diesenhaus Stroum

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Althea Diesenhaus Stroum

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Althea Diesenhaus Stroum

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Pushke Boxes

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Pushke boxes, or donation boxes, for the Jewish National Fund and the Diskin Orphan Home of Israel.
Loaned by Sara Nelson Efron
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Pushke boxes, or donation boxes, for the Jewish National Fund and the Diskin Orphan Home of Israel.
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Lois Blum Feinblatt

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Lois Blum Feinblatt.
Courtesy of Joan Roth.
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Lois Blum Feinblatt.

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Barbara Dobkin

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Founding Chair of the Jewish Women’s Archive’s Board of Directors, Barbara Dobkin.
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Founding Chair of the Jewish Women’s Archive’s Board of Directors, Barbara Dobkin.

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Shifra Bronznick

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Shifra Bronznick, expert in the field of leadership and women’s advancement.
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Shifra Bronznick, expert in the field of leadership and women’s advancement.

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