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Prominent Jewish Women in History

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



Question 1. Who became queen of Persia?
 Dina
 Tamar
 Shoshana
 Esther

 

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

 

Question 4. Who is described in the Bible as Eshet Lapidot, the wife of Lapidot, or "woman of torches"?
 Deborah
 Rachel
 Sarah
 Elisheva

 

Question 5. 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 6. 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 7. Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?
 Regina Jonas
 Alicia Jo Rabins
 Bess Myerson
 Bella Abzug