My Jewish Learning

Prominent Jewish Women in History

How much do you know about these prominent women in Jewish history?



Question 1. What country did Hannah Senesh parachute into during WWII as a spy for the Palmach?
 Poland
 China
 Yugoslavia
 Italy

 

Question 2. Which one of the following women was an intrepid 18th-century business woman and mother of 12?
 Shira Hashasha
 Anna Ticho
 Glueckel of Hameln
 Mary Antin

 

Question 3. She wrote the song "Jerusalem of Gold":
 Naomi Shemer
 Sarah Singer
 Ruth Bader Ginsberg
 Lillian Wald

 

Question 4. Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?
 Regina Jonas
 Alicia Jo Rabins
 Bess Myerson
 Bella Abzug

 

Question 5. Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?
 Sarah Silverman
 Mayim Bialik
 Fanny Brice
 Cynthia Ozick

 

Question 6. Which of these famous Jewish writers called their diary "Kitty"?
 Zivia Lubetkin
 Henrietta Szold
 Elizabeth Gertrude Stern
 Anne Frank

 

Question 7. Described in the Talmud as a scholar, Beruriah was married to which rabbi?
 Moses
 Meir
 Shmuel
 Shamai