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Photography

Nan Goldin

Nan Goldin has used her photography to honor both the courage and the gritty reality of subjects ranging from drag queens to new parents.

Pam Grossman

By curating stock photos of women in settings from construction sites to the boardroom, Pam Grossman has helped Getty Images change the perception of women in the media.

Bravery In Negatives And Movement: Lotte Jacobi

Art as a form of healing. Art as a form of escape. Art as a form of human connection, or livelihood, or emotional fulfillment. Art as everything that you need it to be. 

"Lotte Lenya" and Delaney Hoffman's Photo

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Left: Lotte Jacobi's photo, "Lotte Lenya" Right: Author Delaney Hoffman's photo of a friend.
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Left: Lotte Jacobi's photo, "Lotte Lenya" Right: Author Delaney Hoffman's photo of a friend.

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"My Life on the Road" by Gloria Steinem Book Cover, 2015

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The cover of My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem (Random House, 2015).

Title spread photography by Marianne Barcellona.

The cover of My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem (Random House, 2015).

Title spread photography by Marianne Barcellona.

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Ramona Brand's 2015 Lesson Plan

Ramona Brand's 2015 Lesson Plan "Our World Through a Jewish Lens." This lesson covers photography and how it can be a medium for Jewish storytelling.
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Ramona Brand's 2015 Lesson Plan "Our World Through a Jewish Lens." This lesson covers photography and how it can be a medium for Jewish storytelling.

Ramona Brand

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Ramona Brand, winner of JWA's 2015 Natalia Twersky Prize for Educators.
Courtesy of Ramona Brand
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Ramona Brand, winner of JWA's 2015 Natalia Twersky Prize for Educators.

Courtesy of Ramona Brand

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An Interview with Photographer Marisa Scheinfeld: Part II

This year, photographer and Catskills native Marisa Scheinfeld mounted her first museum exhibit, “Echoes of the Borscht Belt.” We spoke to Marisa about her haunting photographs, what drew her to the ruins of the famed Jewish play land, and why the Catskills are so important to Jewish American culture. Don’t miss Part I of JWA’s interview with Marisa!

An Interview with Photographer Marisa Scheinfeld: Part I

This year, photographer and Catskills native Marisa Scheinfeld mounted her first museum exhibit, “Echoes of the Borscht Belt.” We spoke to Marisa about her haunting photographs, what drew her to the ruins of the famed Jewish play land, and why the Catskills are so important to Jewish American culture.

Outdoor Pool, Pines Hotel, South Fallsburg, NY

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Artist, educator and photographer Marisa Scheinfeld's Outdoor Pool, Pines Hotel, South Fallsburg, NY.

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Artist, educator and photographer Marisa Scheinfeld's Outdoor Pool, Pines Hotel, South Fallsburg, NY.

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