Emily Taitz

Emily Taitz has a PhD in medieval Jewish history from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She taught women's history at Adelphi University and is presently co-editor of The New Light, a literary magazine.

Articles by Emily Taitz

Beruriah of Palestine

A scholar in her own right.

Rachel Luzzatto Morpurgo

The first woman to write modern poetry in Hebrew.

Sara Copio Sullam

An Italian Jewish Poetess.

Rivkah bat Meir Tiktiner

Sixteenth century educator, author, & scholar.

Doña Gracia Nasi

A philanthropist, known as the heart of her people.

Salome Alexandra

The first Hasmonean Queen of Judea.