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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.

Lillian Vernon

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Lillian Vernon, Citymeals-on-Wheels board member, donates a refrigerated truck to the charity.
Courtesy of Annie Watt/Wikimedia Commons.
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Lillian Vernon, Citymeals-on-Wheels board member, donates a refrigerated truck to the charity.


Courtesy of Annie Watt/Wikimedia Commons.

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Adeline Moses Loeb

Adeline Moses Loeb died just a few months before the opening of the Central Park boathouse she had helped create.

Bertha Rayner Frank

Bertha Rayner Frank became the epicenter of a national debate on anti-Semitism when she forced an Atlantic City hotel to publicly apologize for refusing to serve Jews.

Adele Bloch-Bauer

A wealthy socialite and salon hostess in her day, Adele Bloch-Bauer became the center of an historic legal case when her niece demanded the return of her portrait, stolen by the Nazis.

"Adele Bloch-Bauer's Portrait," 1907 by Gustav Klimt

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Adele Bloch-Bauer's Portrait, 1907 by Gustav Klimt, oil, silver and gold on canvas, 140 × 140 cm (55.1 × 55.1 in).
Courtesy of the Neue Gallery.
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Adele Bloch-Bauer's Portrait, 1907 by Gustav Klimt, oil, silver and gold on canvas, 140 × 140 cm (55.1 × 55.1 in).

Courtesy of the Neue Gallery.

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Sophie Tucker Performing

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Singer and comedian Sophie Tucker performing.
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Singer and comedian Sophie Tucker performing.

Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, 2008

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The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, 2008. The boathouse was created through the generous donations of Carl and Adeline Moses Loeb.

Image courtesy of Jim Henderson via Wikimedia Commons.

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The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, 2008. The boathouse was created through the generous donations of Carl and Adeline Moses Loeb.

Image courtesy of Jim Henderson via Wikimedia Commons.

Anne Heyman

Inspired by the youth villages that allowed Israel to welcome staggering numbers of orphans after the Holocaust, Anne Heyman created the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village to shelter orphans of the Rwandan genocide.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Philanthropy." (Viewed on May 1, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/philanthropy>.

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