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Rosa Sonneschein

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Rosa Sonneschein, founder and editor of The American Jewess.
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Rosa Sonneschein, founder and editor of The American Jewess.

She's Got A Ticket To Ride

Are women in Chassidic communities nothing more than oppressed victims? Is the Haredi threat to civil liberties in Israel, which is represented by segregated busses, real?

Israel Road

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A road in Israel.
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A road in Israel.
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Bea Garber at the Piano, circa 1950s

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Bea Garber at the piano, 1950s.

Courtesy Garber Family.

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Bea Garber at the piano, 1950s.

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Bea Garber, circa 1940s

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Bea Garber, circa 1940s.

Courtesy of the Garber Family.

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Bea Garber, circa 1940s.

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Rose Pesotta and Friends in Mexico, circa 1930s

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Pictured from left to right: Mary Abrams, a shirtwaist fire survivor, with her husband Jack Abrams, Rose Pesotta, Senya Fleshine and Mollie Steimer. The picture was taken in Mexico in the late 1930′s where the group lived in exile (except for Pesotta) as a result of the Palmer Raids of 1919. At that time Mary was part of the anarchist Frayhayt group. Mary passed away in 1978.
Creative Commons License. Photo from the Triangle Fire Open Archive. Contributed by David Bellel
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Pictured from left to right: Mary Abrams, a shirtwaist fire survivor, with her husband Jack Abrams, Rose Pesotta, Senya Fleshine and Mollie Steimer. The picture was taken in Mexico in the late 1930′s where the group lived in exile (except for Pesotta) as a result of the Palmer Raids of 1919. At that time Mary was part of the anarchist Frayhayt group. Mary passed away in 1978.
Creative Commons License. Photo from the Triangle Fire Open Archive. Contributed by David Bellel

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Bea Garber, circa 1958

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Hadassah leader Beatrice L. Garber, circa 1958.

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Hadassah leader Beatrice L. Garber, circa 1958.

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Beatrice L. Garber, 1912 - 1999

Beatrice Lillian Schwalb was born on March 10, 1912, the daughter of European immigrants, Eli and Celia, in Union, South Carolina. At the age of two, Bea contracted polio. To get better medical care, when Bea was three her parents moved back to Massachusetts. They settled in Lynn and Bea fully recovered.

Shulamith Soloveitchik Meiselman, 1912 - 2009

My grandmother, Shulamith Soloveitchik Meiselman, was an incredibly special person. She combined great warmth and caring with a keen intellect and a zest for life and a resolve to work on behalf of her people, whether as a volunteer involved in the student Zionist movement, as a leader and teacher in the start of the day school movement and as the matriarch of her family.

Ruth and Max Nussbaum with David Ben Gurion

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Ruth Nussbaum and husband Max sit and speak with David Ben Gurion.
This photograph appeared in Ruth Nussbaum's obituary in the Jewish Journal on April 27, 2010.
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Ruth Nussbaum and husband Max sit and speak with David Ben Gurion.
This photograph appeared in Ruth Nussbaum's obituary in the Jewish Journal on April 27, 2010.

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