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Helena Rubenstein Helena Rubenstein (1871-1965) wearing a ballroom dress by Worth. She was born in Krakow, emigrated first to Australia and in 1914 to America, where she founded the cosmetics empire bearing her name. In the United States of America, Jews enjoyed equal rights and religious freedom from the beginning. Ever greater numbers of Jews migrated to the USA in the 19th and 20th century, and today American Jewry constitutes the largest Jewish community in the world, with Jews well integrated into political, commercial and cultural life.

Helena Rubinstein Archive, New York