by Shulamit Falik

Henrietta Szold In Seneca Falls

Henrietta Szold (1860-1945) is best known for founding Hadassah, the largest Jewish organization in American history. However, her early accomplishments breaking gender barriers in turn-of-the-century America are equally notable. Her contributions to American and Jewish history are celebrated this October with her induction into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls.

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