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This Week in History: A fact for March

Creation of New York Female Hebrew Benevolent Society

March 15, 1820

The women of Shearith Israel synagogue in New York, led by Richa Levy, established the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for March." (Viewed on April 19, 2015) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/mar/random>.

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