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In a Purim play at the Kingsbridge Heights Jewish Center, the Bronx--Bella is in the Top Right Corner

In a Purim play at the Kingsbridge Heights Jewish Center, the Bronx--Bella is in the Top Right Corner

"My father died in the midst of the Depression at a time when I was entering Walton High School, an all-girls [public] school. My mother supported us on the insurance money and by working as a cashier and saleswoman in department stores. My mother sent Helene to college while I, enthusiastically athletic, earned money in the summers as a camp counselor. During the school year I attended a special Hebrew High School after school, and later enrolled at the Jewish Theological Seminary in Manhattan. On weekends I taught Hebrew and Jewish history and culture to young kids."


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1. Quote from Bella Abzug, Bella! : Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington>, Mel Ziegler, ed (New York : Saturday Review Press, 1972) 85.

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1934

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Jewish Women's Archive. "In a Purim play at the Kingsbridge Heights Jewish Center, the Bronx--Bella is in the Top Right Corner." (Viewed on April 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/in-purim-play-at-kingsbridge-heights-jewish-center-bronx-bella-is-in-top-right-corner>.