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This Week in History: A fact for May

Nacha Rivkin, founder of the first U.S. girls' yeshiva, is born

May 5, 1900

Nacha Rivkin founded the first yeshiva for girls in the U.S. to give her daughter and other girls an educational opportunity denied to them

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for May." (Viewed on May 23, 2015) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/may/random>.

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