Featured in Women
She Fostered Disabled Children
“Her message was that every person was made in the image of God.”
The Lane Bryant Story
She was a penniless Lithuanian orphan who created an empire.
The Shalva Band
They touch hearts around the world – but won’t perform on Shabbat.
The Nazi’s Daughter
Albert Speer’s daughter created a foundation to support Jewish women in the arts.
The Heroic Nanny
Antonina Gordey was a Russian nanny who saved a little Jewish girl by pretending she was her own illegitimate child.
A Woman Of Valor
Recha Sternbuch was an Orthodox Jewish woman in Switzerland who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis.
The Dancer Who Went Down Fighting
Franceska Mann was a Jewish ballet dancer who was deported to Auschwitz and led an ill-fated rebellion on her way to the gas chambers.
Killed For Giving A Condemned Woman A Sip Of Water
Annette Epaud was a French woman who managed a popular cafe in La Rochelle. After the Germans invaded France in 1940, Annette contributed to the Resistance Movement by giving free meals to resisters.
Hannah Greenebaum Solomon was a social reformer who founded the National Council of Jewish Women. Today, over 120 years later, the NCJW remains a highly effective volunteer organization committed to helping the least fortunate Americans.
The Teenage Fighter Pilot
Lydia Litvyak was a Russian fighter pilot during World War II and the first female to shoot down an enemy plane.
The Princess Spy
Noor Inayat Khan was an Indian princess, devout Muslim, and Allied spy who sacrificed her life to fight the Nazi war machine.