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Schenirer, Sarah 1 - still image [media]

Schenirer, Sarah 1 - still image [media]

Sarah Schenirer was an unlikely revolutionary—a pious seamstress living in Poland. Yet it was this young woman who created Bais Ya'akov, the first educational system for Orthodox girls and a movement that continues to educate thousands of young women worldwide each year. In 2005, the seventieth anniversary of Sarah Schenirer's death, a group of women arranged for the restoration of her gravestone in the Cracow Jewish cemetery, which had been razed when the Plaszow concentration camp was built

Institution: Devorah Sandorfy Sabag, Jerusalem

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