Featured in Women
The Jewish Woman on Canada’s Supreme Court: Rosalie Abella
A foremost expert on human-rights law.
The Devoted Nanny: Antonina Gordey
She said the girl was her own illegitimate daughter.
Dancer Went Down Fighting: Franceska Mann
She led a rebellion on her way to the gas chamber.
She Sacrificed Her Life: Annette Epaud
Killed for giving a doomed woman a sip of water.
The Reformer: Hannah Greenbaum
She founded the National Council of Jewish Women.
Teenage Fighter Pilot: Lydia Litvak
She was the first female to shoot down an enemy plane.
The Princess Spy: Noor Khan
She was an Indian princess, devout Muslim, and Allied spy.
Anti-Nazi Activist: Sophie Scholl
She was executed for treason.
Resistance Fighter: Nancy Wake
She killed a Nazi with her bare hands.
Prime Minister Of Israel: Golda Meir
A fearless leader of the Jewish people.
An Object Of War Became Her Wedding Dress
One German parachute became a wedding dress for 17 brides in a Displaced Persons camp.
The Deadliest Sniper: Lyudmila Pavlichenko
She was a thorn in Hitler’s side.