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World War II

Hetty Goldman

Working in Greece and Turkey despite the chaos of war, Hetty Goldman patiently uncovered subtle clues to daily life in ancient villages.

Dorothy Walter Baruch

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Psychologist, writer, founding director of the Gramercy Cooperative Nursery School, educator, and professor, Dorothy Walter Baruch (1899–1962).

Picture courtesy of California State Library.

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Psychologist, writer, founding director of the Gramercy Cooperative Nursery School, educator, and professor, Dorothy Walter Baruch (1899–1962).

Picture courtesy of California State Library.

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Ruth Hagy Brod

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Journalist and filmmaker Ruth Hagy Brod worked on the autobiography of Ena Twigg, Medium.
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Journalist and filmmaker Ruth Hagy Brod worked on the autobiography of Ena Twigg, Medium.

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Tilly Edinger

The daughter of a respected neurologist, Tilly Edinger pioneered the study of paleoneurology through her discovery that brains left detectable imprints on the insides of skulls.

S. Deborah Ebin

The daughter of Mizrachi movement leader Rabbi Aaron M. Ashinsky, S. Deborah Ebin helped the group American Mizrachi Women rescue a staggering number of children from Europe during and after WWII.

Historic Berlin

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Schlesiches Tor, a historic station in Berlin, Germany, circa 1900.

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Schlesiches Tor, a historic station in Berlin, Germany, circa 1900.

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Selma Stern-Taeubler, 1950

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Selma Stern-Taeubler, pioneering archivist, 1950.
Photo by Jack Warner
Courtesy of the Leo Baeck Institute
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Selma Stern-Taeubler, pioneering archivist, 1950.

Photo by Jack Warner

Courtesy of the Leo Baeck Institute

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Irma Lindheim

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Irma Lindheim.
Courtesy of Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America.
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Irma Lindheim.

Courtesy of Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America.

Betty Robbins

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Canot and educator, Betty Robbins (1924-2004).

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Canot and educator, Betty Robbins (1924-2004).

Anna Seghers

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Berlin, 1. DSV-Jahreskonferenz, Anna Seghers (1900-1983).
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Berlin, 1. DSV-Jahreskonferenz, Anna Seghers (1900-1983).

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