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Gerda Lerner

Courtesy Gerda Lerner

We Remember

This growing online collection contains reminiscences of a variety of recently deceased American Jewish women who made a difference in their community and beyond.

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Kathryn Wasserman Davis, 1907 - 2013
In 1998, at the age of 91, she took up kayaking, making regular excursions on the Hudson River and along the coast and on the lakes of Maine. As a result of these experiences, she became a significant supporter of environmental organizations.
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Alla Denisenko, 1952 - 2008
Her major talent was opening hearts. Her compassion, understanding and generosity made her the most popular person at school, a magnet for teenagers who called her their second mother and were ready to share things they would never have told their parents.
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Gail Dolgin, 1945 - 2010
Gail Dolgin balanced her activism in the cause of social justice with an equally fervent commitment to the life of the spirit and was active in a close and cohesive spiritual community.
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Gertrude Wishnick Dubrovsky, 1926 - 2012
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.
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Evelyn Dubrow, 1911 - 2006
Ninety-five years was not long enough for us to enjoy [her] passion, wit, commitment to justice, and love of life.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "We Remember." (Viewed on October 20, 2014) <http://jwa.org/weremember/toc/D>.

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