Barbi Weinberg, 1929-

Weinberg is the founder and chairman emerita of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, fulfilling a vision she shared with her late husband, Larry, a former AIPAC president. In 1973 she became the first woman to lead a major Jewish Federation when she was elected to head the Los Angeles Jewish Federation Council. Her political activities include support for the World Alliance for Israel Political Action Committee.

Photo: 1989 C-SPAN screen grab