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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.

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.

Anne Heyman

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Philanthropist and founder of the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village to shelter orphans of the Rwandan genocide, Anne Heyman (1961-2014).

Photo courtesy of her husband, Seth Merrin.

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Philanthropist and founder of the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village to shelter orphans of the Rwandan genocide, Anne Heyman (1961-2014).

Photo courtesy of her husband, Seth Merrin.

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Fanny Baronin Von Arnstein

Franziska “Fanny” von Arnstein, who rose to the rank of baroness, navigated the artistic and political upheaval of the Napoleonic Era as a hostess of salons which welcomed celebrities ranging from Horatio Nelson to Schopenhauer.

Gussie Edelman Wyner

Blending a businesswoman’s craft with an activist’s passion, Gussie Edelman Wyner created life memberships for Hadassah and other nonprofit organizations as a way to raise funds and cement commitment.

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