Monthly Archives: July 2004

Intriguing Women

Physician and biologist Rahel Hirsch, (1870-1943) in the laboratory.

The pioneering achievements of Jewish women in modern times cover a wide field-including social welfare, to the arts, to medicine and physics. The variety of their experiences is documented in letters, books, memoirs and other written materials in the archives of the LBI but is especially visible in the diverse imagery depicted in the Institute’s art collection.