Alice Nakhimovsky

Alice Nakhimovsky has written extensively on Jewish literature and everyday life in Eastern Europe. She was an editor of the YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe. Her 2015 Dear Mendl, Dear Rayzl, written with Roberta Newman, won a National Jewish Book Award.

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Lina Solomonovna Stern (Shtern)

Lina Shtern, biochemist and physician, was the first woman professor at the University of Geneva and the first woman named to the Soviet Academy of Sciences. Born in Latvia, then part of the Russian Empire, she returned to the Soviet Union out of political idealism. A member of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee during World War II, she was a victim of postwar repressions that targeted both scientists and Jews.


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