Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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Sophie Trupin
was born in Seltz, Russia, in 1903, arrived in the United States in 1908, and died in 1992.

"My mother kept a kosher home, observing every holiday. This was never easy, but here it was even harder than it had been in the Old Country. There was no kosher meat, and hard-working men needed nourishment, so my father learned how to slaughter fowl in the prescribed way. He had a special ritual knife for this purpose and made a special prayer."
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An online exhibition from the Palace of the Governors / New Mexico History Museum, organized by TREX
Traveling Exhibitions Program, with generous support from the Dobkin Family Foundation.