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Moise, Penina 1 - still image [media]

Moise, Penina 1 - still image [media]

One of nineteenth-century America's best-known Jewish poets, the deeply religious Penina Moïse was the first Jewish American woman to contribute to the worship service, writing nearly two hundred hymns for her Charleston synagogue.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, and the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods.

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