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The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

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Eli Lederhendler

Eli Lederhendler the Stephen S. Wise Professor of American Jewish History and Institutions at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is the author of American Jewry: A New History (2017), Jewish Immigrants and American Capitalism 1880-1920: From Castle to Class (2009), New York Jews and the Decline of Urban Ethnicity, 1950–1970 (2001), and The Road to Modern Jewish Politics (1989).

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Elizabeth Holtzman

Elizabeth Holtzman pursued a public career epitomizing some of the most important trends in postwar American and Jewish life. In her successive roles as a congresswoman, Brooklyn district attorney, comptroller of New York City, and political commentator, she emerged as an effective and activist public servant, a forceful campaigner, and a champion of liberal and feminist causes.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Eli Lederhendler." (Viewed on March 24, 2023) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/lederhendler-eli>.


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