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Prominent Jewish Women in History

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



Question 1. 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

 

Question 2. Who is described in the Bible as Eshet Lapidot, the wife of Lapidot, or "woman of torches"?
 Deborah
 Rachel
 Sarah
 Elisheva

 

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

 

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

 

Question 6. Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?
 Sarah Silverman
 Mayim Bialik
 Fanny Brice
 Cynthia Ozick

 

Question 7. She wrote the song "Jerusalem of Gold":
 Naomi Shemer
 Sarah Singer
 Ruth Bader Ginsberg
 Lillian Wald