Featured in Women
Dutch Resistance Hero
She felt it was her duty as a Christian.
The Pioneering Female Physician
She became a doctor “to help mothers keep their little ones well.”
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.