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  • 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 Greenbaum

    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.

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