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Poetry

Birth of Esther Broner, co-creator of "The Women’s Haggadah"

July 8, 1927

Esther Broner "made room for us at the table by creating a whole new one—a Seder table at which women’s voices were heard.”

Adah Isaacs Menken

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Actress, painter, and poet Adah Isaacs Menken.

Actress, painter, and poet Adah Isaacs Menken.

Maya Deren in "Meshes of the Afternoon," 1943

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Scene from the experimental 1943 short film, Meshes of the Afternoon by Maya Deren, which depicts Deren looking out of a window.
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Scene from the experimental 1943 short film, Meshes of the Afternoon by Maya Deren, which depicts Deren looking out of a window.

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Ora Bat Chaim began a new phase of life as a serious composer at the age of fifty-eight and went on to create over four hundred musical compositions.
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Shulamis Yelin, Cropped

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Shulamis Yelin, author, teacher and poet.
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