- Ruth Emmerman Peizer,1923 – 2013
Yiddish authority, social justice advocate
"I think Yiddish should be a living language, and we should certainly try to perpetuate something that has been so beautiful and has been around for a thousand years.
- Judy Wilkenfeld,1943 – 2007
Attorney and Advocate for Tobacco Control
"Judy Wilkenfeld brought people together, made everyone with whom she came into contact better, and became a close and trusted friend, confidante, mentor, and role model to so many people with whom she worked.
- Claude-Anne Kirschen Lopez,1920 – 2012
Benjamin Franklin Editor and Biographer
"I have decided it doesn’t do anybody concerned any harm for a woman to take on a worthwhile project.
- Gertrude Wishnick Dubrovsky,1926 – 2012
Writer, Historian, and Independent Scholar
"To the credit of the nuns, my Jewish search was encouraged, my questions were never cut short, and a patient effort was made consistently to answer me.">> more
- Elissa Froman,1983 – 2013
Social Justice Activist
"She didn’t want to be known as the girl with cancer. She wanted to be known as a social justice activist, as someone working to repair the world.">> more
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