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A Jewish American dancer, Anna Sokolow was named a woman of valor by the Jewish Women’s archive. Sokolow… [More] was a central figure in the development of modern dance in Israel. She was known for expressing social issues through her choreography. She addressed issues such as the Great Depression, the Holocaust, and the youth of the 1960’s according to the Jewish Women’s Archive. [Less]
1939: Janet Suzman
A South-African actress and director, Suzman was born to Jewish parents in Johannesburg. She moved to England in… [More] 1959 and made her acting debut as Liz in the play “Billy Liar” in 1962. Suzman later joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and began working in film during the early 1970’s. She was nominated for an Oscar for her role in the 1971 film “Nicholas and Alexandra.” [Less]
1942: Carole King
A Jewish American singer and songwriter, King was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1997.… [More] Her album “Tapestry” stayed on the US charts for three hundred weeks. King also wrote songs for other artists in the 1960s, including The Shirelles and Little Eva. [Less]