Juliet Bernstein


Juliet Bernstein (née Relis) born Ferndale, NY July 2, 1913. Leader of Cape Cod FOR; National Women's Hall of Fame 1995. Created nuclear free zone for town of Chatham 1984; led campaign against land mines; annual peace poetry, poster and essay contest; NAACP "Unsung Hero" for racial equality; opposed wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


"[The defeat of the coup that led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union showed] the global spread of non-violence. In rising up to tyranny and oppression, people show that change can be achieved through the power of love and truth." (Cape Cod Times, Aug. 1991; photo Robert Winter)