Part 1

  • Teacher places three contemporary advertisements on the board and has copies on desks for students to look at more closely. Each advertisement is for Lego, and advertisements depict stereotypical gendered messaging.
    • Discuss. What is going on in this advertisement? What do you see that makes you say that? What more can you find?
  • Teacher facilitates conversation about gendered advertisements and asks the class questions to guide their discussion.
    • Discuss. What is your understanding of the word “feminism”?
    • Do you think that feminism is still needed in today’s society?
  • Explain to students that they are about to go on a scavenger hunt through the experiences of one of Judaism’s most inspiring feminists and change makers using photographs from her life.
  • Teacher divides class into groups of 3-4 students and gives each group an iPad, a piece of paper, and a pencil.
    • Students embark on scavenger hunt around the Temple to learn more about Henrietta Szold in an engaging way that keeps students active, working together, and learning.
    • Assignment. Students should complete the post-scavenger hunt worksheet about Henrietta Szold’s life


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Part 1." (Viewed on April 24, 2024) <>.