My Jewish Learning

Prominent Jewish Women in History

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

Question 1. What country did Hannah Senesh parachute into during WWII as a spy for the Palmach?


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


Question 4. Which of these famous Jewish writers called their diary "Kitty"?
 Zivia Lubetkin
 Henrietta Szold
 Elizabeth Gertrude Stern
 Anne Frank


Question 5. 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 6. She wrote the song "Jerusalem of Gold":
 Naomi Shemer
 Sarah Singer
 Ruth Bader Ginsberg
 Lillian Wald


Question 7. Shari Lewis was known for performances with her puppet named:
 Lamb Chop
 Pork chop