The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

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Jennifer Sartori

Jennifer Sartori is the Editor of the Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women. She received her BA in History with a concentration in Feminist and Gender Studies from Haverford College and her MA and PhD in History from Emory University. Her research has focused on the shaping of modern Jewish identities, from her graduate work on the education of Jewish girls in nineteenth- and twentieth-century France through her current study of adoption and Jewish identity in the United States today. She is also Co-Director, with Dr. Jayne Guberman, of the Adoption & Jewish Identity Project.

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Julienne Bloch

Julienne Bloch was a writer and educator who used her career to strengthen the Jewish community in nineteenth-century France by pushing back against the assimilation and secularization of her fellow French Jews, especially Jewish women.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jennifer Sartori." (Viewed on June 4, 2023) <>.


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