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 is described in the Bible as Eshet Lapidot, the wife of Lapidot, or "woman of torches"?
Question 2 of 10
Shari Lewis was known for performances with her puppet named:
Question 3 of 10
Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?
Question 4 of 10
Which 16th-century Jewish philanthropist helped hundreds of other Jews escape Spain and Portugal?
Question 5 of 10
Which of the following late 19th-century Jewish woman was known as "the Girl Rabbi of the Golden West?"
Question 6 of 10
Which one of the following women was an intrepid 18th-century business woman and mother of 12?
Question 7 of 10
Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?
Question 8 of 10
Who became queen of Persia?
Question 9 of 10
She wrote the song "Jerusalem of Gold":
Question 10 of 10
Which of these famous Jewish writers called their diary "Kitty"?

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