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Andrew Jacobs

Andrew Jacobs, the spiritual leader of Ramat Shalom Synagogue in Plantation, Florida, was ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia. He received a B.A. in religion from Vassar College and an M.A. in Jewish art and material culture from the Jewish Theological Seminary in consortium with the Jewish Museum and Columbia University. Jacobs studied rabbinic literature at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles and was a member of the Tel Miqne-Ekron excavation team while studying at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Aline Saarinen

Aline Saarinen first gained notoriety as an art critic and served as an associate art editor at the New York Times. Her career in art criticism segued into a career in television as a popular on-air personality. Saarinen’s presence on television led to her appointment as chief of the National Broadcasting Company’s Paris news bureau, the first woman to hold a position of this type.

Peggy Guggenheim

Peggy Guggenheim amassed one of Italy’s most important modern art collections, displaying works artists such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Fernand Léger, Max Ernst, and Jackson Pollock in her galleries in London and New York, as well as at her famous palazzo in Venice, which was later turned into a museum.

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