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Sandy Levy on Helping Hands, 2006

Helping to disburse funds to Katrina survivors through Helping Hands, Sandy Levy describes the surprisingly varied needs of the people in her community. Interviewed on October 3, 2006.
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Helping to disburse funds to Katrina survivors through Helping Hands, Sandy Levy describes the surprisingly varied needs of the people in her community. Interviewed on October 3, 2006.

Ruth Kullman on New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina

To return to New Orleans or relocate? Despite the difficulties, Ruth Kullman still sees the city as home.
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To return to New Orleans or relocate? Despite the difficulties, Ruth Kullman still sees the city as home.

Ruth Kullman, 2013

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Community leader and activist Ruth Kullman, 2013, honored with the Hannah G. Solomon Award by the National Council of Jewish Women.
Courtesy of Alan Smason/Crescent City Jewish News
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Community leader and activist Ruth Kullman, 2013, honored with the Hannah G. Solomon Award by the National Council of Jewish Women.

Courtesy of Alan Smason/Crescent City Jewish News

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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.

Sandra Brown

A tireless leader of the Toronto Jewish community, Sandra Brown dedicated her volunteering career to improving Jewish schools.

Louise Waterman Wise

Louise Waterman Wise spent her career caring for Jewish refugees and lost souls of all kinds, from American orphans to Holocaust survivors.

Fania Marinoff, 1913

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Actress and volunteer Fania Marinoff (1890 – 1971) in 1913.

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress and volunteer Fania Marinoff (1890 – 1971) in 1913.

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Sadie American

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Sadie American was a driving force behind the National Council of Jewish Women.
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Sadie American was a driving force behind the National Council of Jewish Women.

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Estelle Newman

Estelle Reiss Newman innovated new programs for aiding the blind, from providing retirement homes for the aged blind to helping younger disabled people navigate independent lives in their communities.

Yocheved Herschlag Muffs

Over the course of thirty–six years working for the Anti–Defamation League, Yocheved Herschlag Muffs challenged inaccurate depictions of Jews in dozens of major textbooks and reference books, helping to reshape attitudes towards Jews.

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