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 of these famous Jewish writers called their diary "Kitty"?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following late 19th-century Jewish woman was known as "the Girl Rabbi of the Golden West?"
Question 4 of 10
Which one of the following women was an intrepid 18th-century business woman and mother of 12?
Question 5 of 10
Who became queen of Persia?
Question 6 of 10
Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?
Question 7 of 10
What is the name of the poem by Emma Lazarus that is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty?
Question 8 of 10
Which one of the following women wrote about Jewish life on the American frontier in the early 20th century?
Question 9 of 10
Shari Lewis was known for performances with her puppet named:
Question 10 of 10
Who is described in the Bible as Eshet Lapidot, the wife of Lapidot, or "woman of torches"?

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