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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

Anne Summers

Dr. Anne Summers is an Honorary Research Fellow in History at Birkbeck, University of London, and Chair of the Friends of The Women's Library. Formerly a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow and Curator of Modern Historical Manuscripts at the British Library, her latest monograph is Christian and Jewish Women in Britain, 1880-1940: Living with Difference.

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Eva Violet Mond Isaacs, Second Marchioness of Reading

Lady Eva Violet Mond Isaacs, Marchioness of Reading, was born into one remarkable family and married into another. She occupied a unique place in Anglo-Jewry; as Vice President of the World Jewish Congress and President of its British section she was an eloquent and vocal supporter of the Zionist cause and the young state of Israel.

Helen Bentwich

Helen Bentwich was an active community organizer, activist, and local politician. She and her husband, Norman, aided in helping people escape Nazi persecution and split their time between Palestine and England for many years.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Anne Summers." (Viewed on December 10, 2023) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/summers-anne>.


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