This Week in History


This Week in History: A fact for May

May 5, 1900

Birth of Nacha Rivkin, the founder of the first girls' yeshiva in the U.S.

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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.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for May." (Viewed on April 17, 2014) <>.