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.
In a review of "I Can Get It for You Wholesale," the "New York Times" declared Barbra Streisand "the evening's find."
A fire in the Triangle Waist Factory killed 146 workers, mostly young Jewish and Italian women, sparking a wave of labor activism and factory reform legislation.
Rabbi Janet Marder was elected the first female president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.
Hiding in the Open, a play based on the memoirs of Holocaust survivor Dr. Sabina Zimering, premiered on March 27, 2004 at the Great American History Theatre in Saint Paul, MN.
Actress Helen Menken was arrested with Mae West, married Humphrey Bogart, and produced the Stage Door Canteen in World War II.
Actress and comedian Judy Holliday received an Academy Award for her performance in "Born Yesterday."
How to cite this page
Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: March 23 – March 29." (Viewed on March 27, 2015) <http://jwa.org/thisweek>.