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
Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?
Question 2 of 10
Who became queen of Persia?
Question 3 of 10
What country did Hannah Senesh parachute into during WWII as a spy for the Palmach?
Question 4 of 10
What is the name of the poem by Emma Lazarus that is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty?
Question 5 of 10
Who is described in the Bible as Eshet Lapidot, the wife of Lapidot, or "woman of torches"?
Question 6 of 10
Who was the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Germany?
Question 7 of 10
Which one of the following women wrote about Jewish life on the American frontier in the early 20th century?
Question 8 of 10
Described in the Talmud as a scholar, Beruriah was married to which rabbi?
Question 9 of 10
Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these famous Jewish writers called their diary "Kitty"?

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