You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Theda Bara

Moments in History: Jewish Entertainers in Film

For Jewish American Heritage Month, we’ve scoured the Archive for a special selection of posts we are calling Moments in History. This selection includes moments ranging from 1890 to 2011, each profiling a noteworthy moment in the history of female Jewish entertainers.

Vampire Mania: Paying tribute to the original "vamp"

We are a country in the grips of vampire mania.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Theda Bara." (Viewed on October 8, 2015) <>.


Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now


Which topics pique your interest on the JWA blog?

Sign Up for JWA eNews



1 hour
This week, woman forgotten by history until very recently: Regina Jonas, the first woman rabbi
21 hr
At the end of the day my G-d my Judaism&my feminism are uniquely MINE, which if I may be so bold, is the whole point
3 weeks
Strong words from Susan Brownmiller on rape & campus activism.