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Bertha Szold Levin

Bertha Szold Levin, the youngest sister of Henrietta Szold, served for sixteen years as the first woman member of the Baltimore City School Board and pushed for the inclusion of working women in Hadassah.

Edith Altschul Lehman

Both with her husband and in her own right, Edith Altschul Lehman funded endeavors from building schools in Israel to creating a children’s zoo in Central Park.

Rachel Mordecai Lazarus

Proud of her Jewish heritage but conflicted about her faith, Rachel Mordecai Lazarus was torn between publicly fighting anti-Semitism and privately questioning Judaism’s ideals.

Ray Karchmer Daily

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Ray Karchmer Daily, ophthalmologist.
Courtesy of Elaine Nall Bay
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Ray Karchmer Daily, ophthalmologist.

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Janie Jacobson

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Frances Horwich

Frances Horwich was loved by parents and children alike for her educational television show, Ding Dong School.

Bertha Beitman Herzog

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Esther Herrman

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