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Top 50 Hottest Jewish Women of 2013 (30-21) - Orly Levy

from TIME.com

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Golda Meir - Became Prime Minister of Israel in 1969, at age 71. “Whether women are better than men I cannot say - but I can say they are certainly no worse.”

from Mail Online

'Female Schindler' who saved 2,500 Jewish children, has died aged 98

Irena Sendler 1910-2008 A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older children in a burlap sack she carried in the back of her truck. She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto. The soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog, and the…

from Slate Magazine

Hedy’s Folly Reviewed: Richard Rhodes on Hedy Lamarr, Inventor

Hedy Lamarr, often proclaimed “the most beautiful woman in the world,” the 26-yr-old Lamarr was thriving in Hollywood when, in September 1940, Nazi U-boats hunted down & sank a cruise ship trying to evacuate 90 British schoolchildren to Canada. 77 drowned in the bleak north Atlantic. Lamarr, a Jewish immigrant from Nazi-occupied Austria, was outraged. She fought back by applying her engineering skills to development of a sonar sub-locator used in the Atlantic to the good of both the US & UK.

Irena Sendler 1910-2008 A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older children in a burlap sack she carried in the back of her truck.

Miss Anne Frank, Jewess whose diary of the war became world renown. She died as a child in WWII.

Anne Frank a victim of the #Jewish #Holocaust, yet she lived with a beautiful heart and soul.