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Nina Morais Cohen

Nina Morais Cohen

Nina Morais Cohen organized the Jewish women’s community of Minneapolis as a force for women’s suffrage, community service, and scholarship.

Birth of essayist and suffragist Nina Morais Cohen

December 6, 1855

Birth of Nina Morais Cohen, who published many articles on the rights of Jewish women and became an active suffragist and Jewish communal leader in Minneapolis.

Nina Morais Cohen

Nina Morais Cohen distinguished herself as a writer, teacher, and community leader of her adopted home of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The daughter of a scholar and community leader, her life and work exemplified the ideals of her father, the longtime rabbi of Philadelphia’s [jwa_encyclopedia_glossary:358]Mikveh[/jwa_encyclopedia_glossary] Israel and a founder and first president of the Jewish Theological Seminary.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Nina Morais Cohen." (Viewed on October 26, 2014) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/17899>.

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