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
Described in the Talmud as a scholar, Beruriah was married to which rabbi?
Question 3 of 10
What country did Hannah Senesh parachute into during WWII as a spy for the Palmach?
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
Which one of the following women was an intrepid 18th-century business woman and mother of 12?
Question 6 of 10
What is the name of the poem by Emma Lazarus that is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty?
Question 7 of 10
Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?
Question 8 of 10
Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?
Question 9 of 10
Which 16th-century Jewish philanthropist helped hundreds of other Jews escape Spain and Portugal?
Question 10 of 10
Shari Lewis was known for performances with her puppet named:

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