by Nechama Liss-Lvinson

Anti-Trafficking Activist

Denouncing the stereotype of Jews as pimps.

A new scholarly biography, Let Me Continue to Speak the Truth: Bertha Pappenheim as Author and Activist (HUC Press, $34.95) by Elizabeth Loentz, takes the reader on an erudite journey to the world inhabited by German Jewish women in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The multi-talented Bertha Pappenheim (1859-1936) was a social worker, author, playwright, poet, and activist on behalf of women’s rights.

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