The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

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Marloes Schoonheim

Marloes Schoonheim studied history at Leiden University and received a PhD from Radboud University in the Netherlands. She lives and works in the Netherlands.

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Adolphine Schwimmer-Vigeveno

Adolphine Schwimmer-Vigeveno was an active member of the Jewish Women’s Council in the Netherlands in the decades before the outbreak of World War II. She served as the general editor of its periodical and later as its president, stimulating solidarity among Jewish women, organizing Jewish social work, and exploring contemporary Jewish issues, including Zionism.

Marga Minco

Marga Minco (b. 1920) is a Dutch writer famous for her literary work relating to the Holocaust and for her economical use of words. Both topic and writing style have made her work unique.

Carl Friedman

Carl Friedman was a Dutch writer who published several international bestsellers about the Holocaust and second generation trauma. Though writing from a Jewish perspective, in 2005 it was revealed that Friedman did not have a Jewish background. The controversy marred Friedman’s literary career.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Marloes Schoonheim." (Viewed on June 8, 2023) <>.


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