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.
Singer Shirley Cohen Steinberg records the beloved Passover song One Morning.
Founding of Hadassah, the organization which brought American Jewish women into the ranks of Zionism's most influential activists.
Labor activist Rose Pesotta aided striking workers of Goodyear Rubber tire factory in Akron, Ohio.
Sally Fox - "I am driven to try to document what women are really doing, so they won't be taken for granted."
Natalie Portman was awarded the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in Black Swan.
Rabbi Ellen Weinberg Dreyfus installed as president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the world's oldest and largest group of Jewish clergy.
Death of Texan Jeanette Miriam Goldberg, organizer of Texas NJCW chapter & Jewish Chautauqua Society
Death of Texan Jeanette Miriam Goldberg, a leading figure in the National Council of Jewish Women and the Jewish Chautauqua Society.
'My faith is very practical. It is about helping people to sing, dance and make shows."
Naomi Bronheim Levine became the first woman to hold the post of executive director of the American Jewish Congress.
Canada Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella spoke at Harvard University about how her family's Holocaust story informs her view of human rights.
Publication of E.M. Broner's "The Telling: The Story of a Group of Jewish Women Who Journey to Spirituality Through Community and Ceremony."
How to cite this page
Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: February 23 – March 1." (Viewed on February 27, 2015) <http://jwa.org/thisweek>.