I've Always Wondered
Who Was Dorothy Schiff? Originally Published March 10-11, 2023.

Born March 11, 1903, in New York, Dorothy “Dolly” Schiff was the daughter of Mortimer & Adele Schiff; theirs was a prominent family.  Ms. Shiff’s grandfather, Jacob Schiff, who had come from Frankfurt in 1865, was a director of Kuhn, Loeb and Co., and was a founder of Temple Emanu-El (which your correspondent will be […]

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Forverts Newspaper Exhibit - Sunday, March 19

The PRESSED exhibit, currently on display at Pitt's Hillman library, draws from the metal printing plates of Forverts (also known as Forward) newspaper. The 125-year old Forward newspaper was originally a Yiddush-language daily paper that served Jewish immigrants to America. Join Dr. Rachel Kranson to peruse the exhibit, and participate in a (virtual) conversation with […]

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