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Cleveland Jewish women and the changing role of women
in Jewish life and the larger community.
Links to resources on this website and elsewhere.

Editor: Gail Greenberg

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As we commemorate this historic centennial milestone marking the passage of the 19th Amendment, it seems both timely and fitting that we take this opportunity to inaugurate a page that profiles Cleveland’s Jewish women and the changing roles of women in Jewish life. Throughout generations, their concerted and devoted efforts in a myriad of endeavors have changed the landscape of Jewish and community life – locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Their stories resonate with unique talent, faith, determination, resilience, and devotion.
 
WEB RESOURCES

A page of valuable web references, places to learn more.

NOTABLE JEWISH WOMEN (in publication date order)

Rabbi Sally Jane Priesand (b. 1972)
Ordained as America's First Woman Rabbi

Lt. Col. Rae D. Landy (1885 - 1952)
Nursing Pioneer

 

As of 10/27/2020

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