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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 these famous Jewish writers called their diary "Kitty"?
 Zivia Lubetkin
 Henrietta Szold
 Elizabeth Gertrude Stern
 Anne Frank

 

Question 2. She wrote the song "Jerusalem of Gold":
 Naomi Shemer
 Sarah Singer
 Ruth Bader Ginsberg
 Lillian Wald

 

Question 3. 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 4. 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 5. Shari Lewis was known for performances with her puppet named:
 Louie
 Lamb Chop
 Lester
 Pork chop

 

Question 6. Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?
 Regina Jonas
 Alicia Jo Rabins
 Bess Myerson
 Bella Abzug

 

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