To Repair a Broken World: The Life of Henrietta Szold, Founder of Hadassah
Harvard University Press
May 11, 2021
5.8 X 9.3 X 1.6 inches | 1.7 pounds
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About the Author
Dvora Hacohen is Professor of Modern Jewish History at Bar Ilan University, Israel. Her several books include the prizewinning The Children of the Time: Youth Aliyah 1933-1948. She has received the Ben-Gurion Prize for her contributions to scholarship.
Born in 1933, Ruth Bader Ginsburg attended the Harvard and Columbia University Law Schools, and taught law at Rutgers and Columbia. During the 1970s, while teaching at Columbia, she was instrumental in launching the ACLU's Women's Rights Project, and became the leading advocate in the Supreme Court for gender equality. She was appointed by President Jimmy Carter to the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit in 1980 and to the US Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993. In 2009, Forbes named Ginsburg among the 100 Most Powerful Women. Glamour named her one of their 1993 Women of the Year and in 2012 presented her with their Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2015, Time listed her as an Icon in the Time 100, and in 2016 Fortune named her one of the World's Greatest Leaders.