Moment Zoominar: Jewish Leaders in Women’s Fight for the Vote

Moment Zoominar: Jewish Leaders in Women’s Fight for the Vote

April 15, 2020 in Coronavirus, Latest, Politics
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Ann Lewis, a former chair of the Moment Advisory Board and founding member of the National Women’s Political Caucus, discusses the critical role Jewish leaders played in the fight for the vote for women, though they are often excluded from standard suffrage history. Ann shares stories about Polish immigrant and Tennessee legislator, Joe Hanover; Yiddish-speaking union organizer, Rosie Schneiderman; Co-chair of the Men’s League for Women’s Suffrage, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise and social reformer, Maud Nathan, as well as others.

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