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Prominent Jewish Women in History

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



Question 1. Which of the following late 19th-century Jewish woman was known as "the Girl Rabbi of the Golden West?"
 Sarah Schenirer
 Hannah Arendt
 Joan Nathan
 Ray Frank

 

Question 2. Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?
 Regina Jonas
 Alicia Jo Rabins
 Bess Myerson
 Bella Abzug

 

Question 3. 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 4. 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 5. Who became queen of Persia?
 Dina
 Tamar
 Shoshana
 Esther

 

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

 

Question 7. What country did Hannah Senesh parachute into during WWII as a spy for the Palmach?
 Poland
 China
 Yugoslavia
 Italy