You are here

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

March 22, 2010

March 22, 1893
Senda Berenson, the "Mother of Women's Basketball," organized and officiated at the first women's basketball game.
  Learn more >>

March 22, 2005
Four handbags created for U.S. first ladies by Judith Leiber, luxury handbag doyenne, were featured in a New-York Historical Society exhibit that opened on March 22, 2005.
  Learn more >>

March 23, 1962
In a review of "I Can Get It for You Wholesale," the "New York Times" declared Barbra Streisand "the evening's find."
Learn more >>

March 25, 1911
A fire in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory killed 146 workers, mostly young Jewish and Italian women, sparking a wave of labor activism and factory reform legislation.
  Learn more >>

March 26, 2003
Rabbi Janet Marder was elected the first female president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.
  Learn more >>

How to cite this page

Berkenwald, Leah. "March 22, 2010." 22 March 2010. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on October 24, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/TWIH-3-22-10>.

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

1 day
Today in 1973, Rabbi Sally J. Priesand offered the opening prayer in the US House of Representatives http://t.co/5BaKnwinDb
2 days
@SPANX check out JWA's new Power Couples project--pairing #SarahBlakely w/Ida Cohen Rosenthal, founder of Maidenform! http://t.co/lxqiaBGCsn
2 days
@missmayim and Hedy Lamarr make a fabulous pair! Check out JWA's Power Couples: amazing Jewish women past and present http://t.co/gJ4AseHUJq