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

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

April 15, 2020 in Coronavirus, Latest, Politics, Zoominars
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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  View

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  • m l 20:19h, 18 June Reply

    reminds me of the omission of R’Heschel in Selma

  • h, Gottlieb 19:05h, 18 August Reply

    BUT< women cannot vote in an orthodox Schulz (it's called a family vote.)..BUT if their husband dies..NO VOTE
    a woman cannot undertake any project WITHOUT male supervision
    even before she can go to a mikvah, a rabbi must certify she is clean

    Hows them apples? ready to celebrate

  • Shira 01:55h, 02 September Reply

    What a great presentation this is. I never knew this stuff about Jewish suffragists

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