Stories Untold: Jewish Pioneer Women 1850-1920: The Art of Andrea Kalinowski
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The few Jewish women inscribed in community histories were often the wives of an early merchant elite, women with the resources to support their public work as social reformers and organizers, who knit cross-cultural ties from a liberal understanding of Judaism and commitments to social reform and culture.

Elizabeth Jameson,
University of Calgary


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Women's Roles

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Flora Spiegelberg
"At my urgent request, before Miss Carpenter accepted the position, I made obligatory that her pupils be taught to recite the Ten Command-ments, and at the same time explain to them that the Ten Commandments are not a religious, but an ethical and moral code upon which civilization rests today..."
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