Prominent Jewish Women in HistoryHow much do you know about these prominent women in Jewish history?
Question 1. Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?
Jewish Theological Seminary
Hebrew Union College
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Question 2. Who is described in the Bible as Eshet Lapidot, the wife of Lapidot, or "woman of torches"?
Question 3. Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?
Alicia Jo Rabins
Question 4. Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?
Question 5. What is the name of the poem by Emma Lazarus that is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty?
"The New Colossus"
"The New Prophet"
"Welcome to America"
Question 6. Which one of the following women was an intrepid 18th-century business woman and mother of 12?
Glueckel of Hameln
Question 7. Described in the Talmud as a scholar, Beruriah was married to which rabbi?