Prominent Jewish Women in History

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

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Qustion 1. Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?

Sarah Silverman Mayim Bialik Fanny Brice Cynthia Ozick

Qustion 2. Who became queen of Persia?

Dina Tamar Shoshana Esther

Qustion 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

Qustion 4. Described in the Talmud as a scholar, Beruriah was married to which rabbi?

Moses Meir Shmuel Shamai

Qustion 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

Qustion 6. 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"

Qustion 7. Shari Lewis was known for performances with her puppet named:

Louie Lamb Chop Lester Pork chop

Qustion 8. Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?

Regina Jonas Alicia Jo Rabins Bess Myerson Bella Abzug

Qustion 9. Which of these famous Jewish writers called their diary "Kitty"?

Zivia Lubetkin Henrietta Szold Elizabeth Gertrude Stern Anne Frank

Qustion 10. Who is described in the Bible as Eshet Lapidot, the wife of Lapidot, or "woman of torches"?

Deborah Rachel Sarah Elisheva
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