Chana Pollack

Naomi Newman

Naomi Newman's Kol Isha

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women’s lives.

Portrait of the Artist As 'Mamochka'

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women’s lives.

The Drama of Henrietta Schnitzer

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women’s lives.

Throughly Modern Esther

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women’s lives.

Frances Adler’s Theatrical Heritage

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women’s lives.

Rivke Basman Ben-Haim's Credo

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women’s lives

Laser Sharp Hilde Somer

Hilde Somer and her immense musical talent was “discovered” while fleeing Hitler’s Vienna with her family on an ocean liner bound for the US in 1938. Then an 8-year-old refugee with an uncertain future she would become a vibrant pianist and legendary supporter of contemporary composition.

Remembering Forward Stalwart Fani Jacobson

The extraordinary administrative assistant was likely the last Forverts employee to have worked with Founding Editor Ab Cahan.

Luise Rainer's American Way

Luise Rainer, who won Oscars in only the second and third year of her American life, was undaunted by America’s seeming resistance to join the anti-fascist struggle.

The Yiddish Bard of Modernist Nigunim

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women’s lives.