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Jewish Heroines of America:

World War II to the Present

Exhibit Contents

  1. Lt. Frances Slanger: Jewish Nurse Killed in World War II
  2. Anna M. Rosenberg: Assistant Defense Secretary
  3. Flora Lewis: Outstanding Journalist
  4. Rosalyn S. Yalow: Nobel Prize Recipient in Medicine and Physiology
  5. Lydia Rapoport: Educational Leader in Social Work
  6. Judith Raskin: A Great Lyric Soprano
  7. Aline B. Saarinen: Art Critic and Correspondent
  8. Bella Abzug : A Political Figure and a Leader in the Women's Movement
  9. Judith Martin: Director, Actress and Playright
  10. Judy Blume: Author of Juvenile and Adult Novels
  11. Nancy Lieberman: A Great Women's Basketball Star
  12. Beverly Sills: Soprano and Opera Director
  13. Barbara Walters: Noted Interviewer and Star of Television
  14. Barbra Streisand: Concert Star, Actress, Director and Producer of Movies
  15. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
  16. Barbara Boxer: United States Senator from California
  17. Dianne Feinstein: United States Senator from California
  18. Cynthia Ozick: Novelist, Essayist and Critic
  19. Letty Cottin Pogrebin: Feminist Leader and Magazine Editor
  20. Judith A. Resnik: The Second Woman in Space
  21. Lynn Gottlieb: Rabbi and Jewish Feminist
  22. Renee Headings: Sculptress
  23. Sada Jacobson: Fencing Champion
  24. Bonnie Bernstein: Outstanding TV Sports Reporter
  25. Ariel Durant : Writer
  26. Judge Betty Weinberg Ellerin: First woman appointed as a Justice of the Appellate Division, N.Y.
  27. Ellen Goodman: National Pulitzer Prize Columnist
  28. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Congresswoman
  29. Rear Admiral Susan J. Blumenthal: U.S. Assistant Surgeon General and Senior Globe Health Advisor

For other exhibits of interest, see Seymour "Sy" Brody's Jewish Heroes and Heroines of America Exhibits

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