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Bettina Kratz-Ritter

Bettina Kratz-Ritter, Ph.D., studied pedagogy, evangelical theology and classical philology. She is a freelance reader for publishing houses.

Articles by this author

Fanny Neuda

Fanny Neuda was born into a Moravian family of rabbis and acted in line with her family tradition when she published a book of prayers. The book, which was specifically aimed at women, was hugely popular. Neuda continued to write until the end of her life, emphasizing the importance of a moral upbringing for Jewish girls.

Henriette May

Henriette May was committed to the upbringing of children and care for needy adults. She was active as a board member and editor for Jewish newspaper Jüdischer Frauenbund starting in 1907, established a home for Jewish women teachers in Berlin, and was a prominent member of numerous welfare institutions.

Jenny Apolant

An ardent suffragist, Jenny Apolant served as a board member of the General Association of German Women from 1910 to 1925. In Frankfurt, she was one of the first women municipal councilors from 1919 to 1924, founded the Political Workers Association in 1922, and strove to improve the condition of women through profound social change.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Bettina Kratz-Ritter." (Viewed on August 16, 2022) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/kratz-ritter-bettina>.

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