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Prominent Jewish Women in History

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



Question 1. Described in the Talmud as a scholar, Beruriah was married to which rabbi?
 Moses
 Meir
 Shmuel
 Shamai

 

Question 2. What is the name of the poem by Emma Lazarus that is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty?
 "The New Colossus"
 "The Test"
 "The New Prophet"
 "Welcome to America"

 

Question 3. Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?
 Jewish Theological Seminary
 Hebrew Union College
 Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
 Yeshiva University

 

Question 4. Which 16th-century Jewish philanthropist helped hundreds of other Jews escape Spain and Portugal?
 Selena Gomez
 Dona Gracia Nasi
 Rachel Lopez
 Deena De Malchuta Deena

 

Question 5. Shari Lewis was known for performances with her puppet named:
 Louie
 Lamb Chop
 Lester
 Pork chop

 

Question 6. Who became queen of Persia?
 Dina
 Tamar
 Shoshana
 Esther

 

Question 7. Which one of the following women wrote about Jewish life on the American frontier in the early 20th century?
 Sarah Aaronsohn
 Isla Fischer
 Rachel Calof
 Golda Meir