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.
Sports Illustrated features Rena Glickman, the Mother of Woman’s Judo and Recipient of Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun.
The first shelter for Jewish women discharged from New York jails was opened by the New York section of the National Council of Jewish Women.
When Nora Ephron died, she would miss “taking a bath. Coming over the bridge to Manhattan. Pie.”
"Free To Be You and Me," the album of non-sexist stories and songs that helped shape the self-understanding and world view of a generation of children, was released.
“In that week we learned the meaning not only of perseverance, but also of the love of art for art's sake."
Creator of Central Park Boathouse Adeline Moses Loeb dies
In a letter, Phoebe Yates Levy Pember informed her sister that she was about to become a top administrator at the Confederacy's largest military hospital.
Death of teacher and author Ilona Karmel, who drew upon her experiences as a young girl in Nazi labor camps and offered one of the first literary portrayals of the Holocaust.
How to cite this page
Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: November 24 – November 30." (Viewed on November 26, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek>.