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Bais-Yaakov 1 - still image [media]

Bais-Yaakov 1 - still image [media]

During the post World War I era, Sarah Schenirer, a Polish seamstress with a passion for Jewish tradition, developed the first school system for Orthodox girls in history. By the eve of World War II, the network encompassed over two hundred and fifty schools with more than forty thousand pupils, primarily in Eastern Europe. Pictured here is the second graduating class of the Bais Ya'akov in Lodz, Poland, in 1934.

Institution: Yehudis Bobker, Sydney, Australia

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