Prominent Jewish Women in History


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

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. Who became queen of Persia?

Dina Tamar Shoshana Esther

Qustion 2. Shari Lewis was known for performances with her puppet named:

Louie Lamb Chop Lester Pork chop

Qustion 3. 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 4. What country did Hannah Senesh parachute into during WWII as a spy for the Palmach?

Poland China Yugoslavia Italy

Qustion 5. Which of these famous Jewish writers called their diary "Kitty"?

Zivia Lubetkin Henrietta Szold Elizabeth Gertrude Stern Anne Frank

Qustion 6. Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?

Sarah Silverman Mayim Bialik Fanny Brice Cynthia Ozick

Qustion 7. Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?

Regina Jonas Alicia Jo Rabins Bess Myerson Bella Abzug

Qustion 8. Who is described in the Bible as Eshet Lapidot, the wife of Lapidot, or "woman of torches"?

Deborah Rachel Sarah Elisheva

Qustion 9. Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?

Jewish Theological Seminary Hebrew Union College Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Yeshiva University

Qustion 10. 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
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