This Week in History
After four straight trips to the women’s soccer Final Four, Stanford finally brought home the NCAA College Cup with the help of senior Camille Levin, a Jewish woman from Newport Coast, CA in a Dece
A new synagogue, dedicated in Newport, Rhode Island on December 2, 1763, introduced an important innovation in synagogue design.
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This Week: November 28 - December 4
Creator of Central Park Boathouse Adeline Moses Loeb dies
“In that week we learned the meaning not only of perseverance, but also of the love of art for art's sake."
In a letter, Phoebe Yates Levy Pember informed her sister that she was about to become a top administrator at the Confederacy's largest military hospital.
Death of teacher and author Ilona Karmel, who drew upon her experiences as a young girl in Nazi labor camps and offered one of the first literary portrayals of the Holocaust.
A group of Israeli and American Jewish women conducted public worship including a Torah service at the Western Wall of the ancient temple in Jerusalem.
Filmmaker Mildred Brenner-Pollner Recognized by Columbia University
Lawyer Harriet Fleischl Pilpel provides the historical link between birth control activist Margaret Sanger and feminist Betty Friedan.
The new synagogue dedicated in Newport, Rhode Island introduced a design that reflected women's changing status in "new world" Judaism.
The film "Hungry Hearts," based on a book of short stories by author Anzia Yezierska, opened in Los Angeles.
Stanford soccer star Camille Levin set up the winning goal in the NCAA College Cup championship game.
Tehilla Lichtenstein first took the pulpit as the spiritual leader of the Society of Jewish Science, becoming the first woman to lead an American Jewish congregation.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: November 28 – December 4." (Viewed on December 3, 2016) <https://jwa.org/thisweek>.