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Courtesy of Patronat Call de Girona. Megillat Esther. Ink on parchment, 19th century, Morocco (collection of Uriel Macías)

Courtesy of Patronat Call de Girona. Megillat Esther. Ink on parchment, 19th century, Morocco (collection of Uriel Macías)

Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883
Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

1896