Living the Legacy


Housewives and Consumer Organizing

Unit 1 , Lesson 5

Jewish Women's Archive - Living the Legacy

Housewives and Consumer Organizing

Teacher resources: 
In these two, short clips Dr. Annie Polland discusses episodes from the Kosher Meat Boycott.
  • In the first, she describes how women interrupted Shabbat services at Eldridge Street Synagogue to organize the boycott.
  • In the second, Dr. Polland also talks about how women used cholent to identify who in the community was breaking the boycott.
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