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Dr. Aliza Lavie: Intellectual And Political Activist

Her valuable contribution was recognized last July 2015 when she was named "Outstanding Member of Knesset" by the Israel Democracy Institute.

Laurie Cardoza Moore: A Call For Justice

“I want to turn the faucet on and drip the truth to the people,” she says.

Ruth Gruber: A Phenomenon

Escorting the refugees by ship from Naples, Italy, Ruth Gruber recorded their stories of survival.

March Of Life: Dorothee Haas

She held me in her arms and said, “I’m so happy! You’re Jewish and you’re Israeli, and you are my friend!”

Esther Pollard: A True Woman of Valor

Esther called their marriage "an oasis of unconditional love in a sea of lies and corruption.

Lucy Cohn Korech: Endurance with Dignity

What gives her the strength to carry on, to endure the barely endurable with dignity?

Zinna Abrams: Kind Medical Care

I was stunned not only by her extraordinary sensitivity and caring but by her medical expertise. Who was she?

Sylvia Rafael: A Fearless Fighter For Israel

Three years after she first arrived in Israel, she met a Mossad recruiter who thought she might be right for the organization.

The Crown Of Creation: Motherhood

How many of us realize that, surprisingly, it was through this act that woman attains motherhood?

Liberation From Women’s Lib

Women naturally understand and accept the will of Hashem much more easily than men.

Goldie Steinberg: Survivor Of The Kishinev Pogrom

At 104, Steinberg moved into the Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Long Beach, N.Y., where she was known for her warmth and consideration for others.

Fiamma Nirenstein: The Multi-Talented Jewish Diplomat

Their daughter Fiamma inherited the Zionist spirit and talent for writing from her parents.

Ariella Barker: A Soaring Jewish Soul

All along, Ariella Barker dreamed of a legal system where justice was tempered with compassion.

Yehudit Winkler Huebner: A Born Leader

In 1939, with life getting harder for Jews, she and several friends decided it was time to make aliyah, and applied at the Palestina Amt for permits.

Tally Eitan: The ‘Cyber-Queen of Israel’

Who is this wonder woman? Tally Makovsky Eitan is a scion of a family that has lived in Jerusalem for eleven generations!

Beauty And The Bellabusta Revealing Modesty: A Tznius Stylist on Fashion’s Higher Purpose

A new wardrobe is often necessary when a woman goes through a major life transformation.

Dr. Eilat Mazar: Biblical Archaeologist

I work with the Bible in one hand and the tools of excavation in the other.

Juta Hartman: The Truth About The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Her grandsons were eager to reveal their grandmother’s earlier frustration with the unfair, inaccurate narrative of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

Belda Kaufman Lindenbaum: Visionary Champion of Women

The visionary champion of women’s rights in Judaism was first and foremost a devoted wife and mother.

Ayelet Shaked: A True Jewish Minister of Justice

She’s seen as a poster child for The Jewish Home’s efforts to reach beyond its Orthodox base.

Sarit Ben Yehuda Georgi: Love Of Land And People

This belief was coupled with the spirit of “Am Yisrael HaShalem” (One United People), in the Ben Yehuda household: to love and help all Jews without distinction.

Lia van Leer: Grande Dame Of Film

It was Lia van Leer who changed the image of filmmaking in Israel so that it is now seen as an expression of culture and not mere entertainment.

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