Prominent Jewish Women in HistoryHow much do you know about these prominent women in Jewish history?
Question 1. 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 2. Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?
Question 3. What country did Hannah Senesh parachute into during WWII as a spy for the Palmach?
Question 4. Which 16th-century Jewish philanthropist helped hundreds of other Jews escape Spain and Portugal?
Dona Gracia Nasi
Deena De Malchuta Deena
Question 5. Described in the Talmud as a scholar, Beruriah was married to which rabbi?
Question 6. Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?
Alicia Jo Rabins
Question 7. Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?
Jewish Theological Seminary
Hebrew Union College
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College