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Fanny Goldstein, first female Judaica librarian

Fanny Goldstein (1895-1961) was the first female Judaica librarian, and the first woman to direct a branch library in Massachusetts, the West End Branch Library. She is best known as the founder of Jewish Book Week, which later evolved into National Jewish Book Month.

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