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The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

Features thousands of biographic and thematic essays on Jewish women around the world. Learn more

Linda Schloff

Linda Schloff is the Director of the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. She was curator of a major exhibit funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities about the experience of Jewish women in the upper midwest and is the author of a companion book titled “And Prairie Dogs Weren’t Kosher”: Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest Since 1855. Most recently she co-authored Jews in Minnesota. She is also an adjunct professor in Jewish Studies at the University of Minnesota.

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Fanny Fligelman Brin

A riveting public speaker, masterful politician, skilled organizer, and administrator, Fanny Fligelman Brin, who served two terms as president of the National Council of Jewish Women, from 1932 to 1938, is best remembered for her work on behalf of world peace during the interwar years.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Linda Schloff." (Viewed on March 27, 2023) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/schloff-linda>.


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