You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share
Blog:
Jewesses with Attitude

March 15, 2010

Are all of you aware of This Week in History, JWA's incredible calendar of events in Jewish women's history? We try to make it as accessible as possible. You can read it on jwa.org, Twitter, Facebook, in a weekly email, on that neat little badge thingie on the side of this page, and many of them are even showing up On the Map. But I have decided to make things even easier for you by posting it each Monday right here on Jewesses with Attitude. Enjoy!

March 15, 1820

The women of Shearith Israel synagogue in New York, led by Richa Levy, established the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society. Read more >>

March 18, 1922

Judith Kaplan (Eisenstein) became the first American Bat Mitzvah. Read more >>

March 19, 1970

Writer and activist Grace Paley was among 182 people arrested in New York City for protesting the Vietnam War draft. Read more >>

March 19, 2009

The U.S. Senate confirmed Elena Kagan as the first woman Solicitor General of the United States. Read more >>

How to cite this page

Berkenwald, Leah. "March 15, 2010." 15 March 2010. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on August 1, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/TWIH-3-15-10>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Poll

Which topics pique your interest on the JWA blog?

Twitter

14 hr
Because one mom wrote a letter, Land's End now makes science shirts for girls! #MakingChange http://t.co/RrgQYlxo76
15 hr
"She has a special collar she wears for when she's dissenting, and another for when she is in the majority" YES. #RBG http://t.co/74RuwGkbah
19 hr
Today in 1928, canadian Bobbie Rosenfeld won an Olympic silver medal in the 100-meter race. http://t.co/t1KBbhSYME