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
Who became queen of Persia?
Question 2 of 10
Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these famous Jewish writers called their diary "Kitty"?
Question 4 of 10
Who is described in the Bible as Eshet Lapidot, the wife of Lapidot, or "woman of torches"?
Question 5 of 10
Which one of the following women wrote about Jewish life on the American frontier in the early 20th century?
Question 6 of 10
She wrote the song "Jerusalem of Gold":
Question 7 of 10
Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?
Question 8 of 10
What country did Hannah Senesh parachute into during WWII as a spy for the Palmach?
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following late 19th-century Jewish woman was known as "the Girl Rabbi of the Golden West?"
Question 10 of 10
Which one of the following women was an intrepid 18th-century business woman and mother of 12?

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