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Sara Stone on Media Coverage of Hurricane Katrina, 2008

Sara Stone voices her frustration with the distorted way the media covered the damage from Katrina. Sara was interviewed on February 7, 2008.
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Sara Stone voices her frustration with the distorted way the media covered the damage from Katrina. Sara was interviewed on February 7, 2008.

Sara Stone

Sara Stone helped New Orleans weather hard times from the Great Depression through Hurricane Katrina.

Sara Stone, 2012

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Philanthropist Sara Stone in 2012.
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Philanthropist Sara Stone in 2012.

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Donna Sternberg

A passionate supporter of Israel with decades of experience in fundraising for others, Donna Sternberg helped raise almost half a million dollars in aid to help her own community recover from Hurricane Katrina.

Donna Sternberg

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Photo of Donna Sternberg.

Courtesy of Donna Sternberg.

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Photo of Donna Sternberg.

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Sandy Levy

Sandy Levy’s lifetime of experience in New Orleans as a fundraiser and a preservationist made her uniquely suited to help survivors of Katrina rebuild their lives and their homes.

Sandy Levy

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Sandy Levy works as an organizational leader in New Orleans and created the Historic District Landmarks Commission in 1975.
Courtesy of Sandy Levy
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Sandy Levy works as an organizational leader in New Orleans and created the Historic District Landmarks Commission in 1975.

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Judith Rosenbaum on Barbara Dobkin's Honorary Degree

On May 5, 2011, Barbara Dobkin received an honorary degree from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion. Judith Rosenbaum discusses the impact Barbara Dobkin has had on the Jewish Women's Archive and the Jewish feminist community.
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On May 5, 2011, Barbara Dobkin received an honorary degree from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion. Judith Rosenbaum discusses the impact Barbara Dobkin has had on the Jewish Women's Archive and the Jewish feminist community.

Lillian Vernon

In 1987, Lillian Vernon took her mail-order company public, making it the first company founded by a woman and traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Philanthropy." (Viewed on February 12, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/philanthropy>.

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