You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Hebrew

Martha Schlamme

Schlamme-Martha_small.jpg

Martha Schlamme sang songs in a dozen languages, including Yiddish and Hebrew. Her interpretation of the works of Kurt Weill made her an overnight success and led to a long Broadway career.

Martha Schlamme sang songs in a dozen languages, including Yiddish and Hebrew. Her interpretation of the works of Kurt Weill made her an overnight success and led to a long Broadway career.

Related content:

Gladys Rosen

Rosen-Gladys.jpg

Researcher and historian in Judaic studies, Gladys Rosen used her knowledge and experience to broaden the appeal and approach of Jewish history. She helped bring the study of Jewish history into American high schools and has also influenced the field of continuing education in Jewish studies.

Institution: American Jewish Historical Society

Researcher and historian in Judaic studies, Gladys Rosen used her knowledge and experience to broaden the appeal and approach of Jewish history. She helped bring the study of Jewish history into American high schools and has also influenced the field of continuing education in Jewish studies.

Institution: American Jewish Historical Society

Related content:

Tova Sanhadray

Sanhadray-Tova_small.jpg
Tova Sanhadray was the first woman to represent the National Religious Party in the Knesset and was instrumental in the formation of the religious Zionist women's movement Emunah.
Tova Sanhadray was the first woman to represent the National Religious Party in the Knesset and was instrumental in the formation of the religious Zionist women's movement Emunah.

Related content:

Bracha Peli, 1983

Peli-Bracha.jpg

A major figure in the literary establishment of pre-State Palestine, Bracha Peli founded the Hebrew publishing company, Massadah, which published the 38-volume Encyclopedia Hebraica. She also pioneered numerous "firsts" in the publishing world, including the institution of what became Israel's annual Hebrew Book Week. She is shown here in 1983.

Institution: Yoav Barash

A major figure in the literary establishment of pre-State Palestine, Bracha Peli founded the Hebrew publishing company, Massadah, which published the 38-volume Encyclopedia Hebraica. She also pioneered numerous "firsts" in the publishing world, including the institution of what became Israel's annual Hebrew Book Week. She is shown here in 1983.

Institution: Yoav Barash

Related content:

Esther Raab

Raab-Esther_small.jpg

Esther Raab (1894–1981), Israel's first "native" woman poet, was born into one of the founding families of one of the first agricultural settlements in Eretz Israel. Born in Petah Tikvah, she later lived in Cairo, then Paris, finally settling in Tel Aviv, where her home became a center for writers and painters.

Institution: Kean University, New Jersey

Esther Raab (1894–1981), Israel's first "native" woman poet, was born into one of the founding families of one of the first agricultural settlements in Eretz Israel. Born in Petah Tikvah, she later lived in Cairo, then Paris, finally settling in Tel Aviv, where her home became a center for writers and painters.

Institution: Kean University, New Jersey

Related content:

Nehama Leibowitz

Leibowitz-Nehama_small.jpg
Nehama Leibowitz.
Courtesy of Jewish Agency for Israel.
Nehama Leibowitz.
Courtesy of Jewish Agency for Israel.

Related content:

Malka Kolodny, 1955

Kolodny-Malka.jpg
Malka Kolodny in 1955.
Courtesy of Rachel Sebba.
Malka Kolodny in 1955.
Courtesy of Rachel Sebba.

Related content:

Feiga Izrailevna Kogan

Kogan-Feiga.jpg
Feiga Kogan.
Courtesy of the Russian State Archive of Literature and Art.
Feiga Kogan.
Courtesy of the Russian State Archive of Literature and Art.

Related content:

Shirley Kaufman

Kaufman-Sherley.jpg
Shirley Kaufman.
Photograph by Aliza Auerbach, courtesy of Shirley Kaufman.
Shirley Kaufman.
Photograph by Aliza Auerbach, courtesy of Shirley Kaufman.

Related content:

Shulamith Katznelson

Katznelson-2.jpg
Shulamith Katznelson.
Courtesy of Ulpan Akiva, Netanya, Israel.
Shulamith Katznelson.
Courtesy of Ulpan Akiva, Netanya, Israel.

Related content:

Pages

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Hebrew." (Viewed on February 11, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/hebrew>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Discover Education Programs

Join our growing community of educators.

view programs