Henrietta Szold at home in Jerusalem, circa 1922. (Courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society)

Prominent Jewish Women in History

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

Question 1 of 10
Described in the Talmud as a scholar, Beruriah was married to which rabbi?
Question 2 of 10
Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?
Question 3 of 10
Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?
Question 4 of 10
Which one of the following women wrote about Jewish life on the American frontier in the early 20th century?
Question 5 of 10
What is the name of the poem by Emma Lazarus that is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty?
Question 6 of 10
Shari Lewis was known for performances with her puppet named:
Question 7 of 10
Which one of the following women was an intrepid 18th-century business woman and mother of 12?
Question 8 of 10
Which 16th-century Jewish philanthropist helped hundreds of other Jews escape Spain and Portugal?
Question 9 of 10
She wrote the song "Jerusalem of Gold":
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following late 19th-century Jewish woman was known as "the Girl Rabbi of the Golden West?"

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