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
What is the name of the poem by Emma Lazarus that is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty?
Question 2 of 10
Which 16th-century Jewish philanthropist helped hundreds of other Jews escape Spain and Portugal?
Question 3 of 10
Which famous Jewish actress played a young Bette Midler in the 1988 film Beaches?
Question 4 of 10
What country did Hannah Senesh parachute into during WWII as a spy for the Palmach?
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
Where did Sally Priesand, the first American woman to be ordained, receive rabbinic ordination?
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
Described in the Talmud as a scholar, Beruriah was married to which rabbi?
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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