This Week in History
This Week in History offers a unique calendar of American Jewish experience—connecting specific dates throughout the year to an array of compelling historic events related to American Jewish women.
"Yiddish is a language rich in humor, depth and expression.” - Historian Chava Turniansky
Silent film star Theda Bara was born.
Death of Elsa Neumann, first female doctoral graduate of University of Berlin
An avid student of history, Selma Stern-Taeubler became the founding director of the American Jewish Archives.
Blu Greenberg was honored with Hadassah's highest honor, the Henrietta Szold award, at a convention banquet.
The International Encyclopedia of Dance, edited by dance historian Selma Jeanne Cohen, was reviewed in the New York Times.
Artistic iconoclast and literary pioneer Gertrude Stein dies in France.
How to cite this page
Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: July 21 – July 27." (Viewed on July 25, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek>.