The Remarkable Jewish Women of Boston: Lecture and Discussion
Presented by Vilna Shul. Boston's Center for Jewish Culture. Inc
May 13, 2012
Who was the first mother elected to the Boston school committee?*
Who was a “mistress of disguises” when she repeatedly entered Jordan Marsh to organize the clerks?*
Who was one of the first American nutritionists and linked proper diet with good health?*
Who was known as: “The Last of the Red Hot Mamas” and began her career performing in blackface?*
*Learn answers to these questions and more!
Featuring “Breaking Ground: Remarkable Jewish Women in Boston History,” a free multimedia presentation given by librarians Linda Stern and Helaine Davis.
Tour of Vilna Shul and other sites on the North Slope of Beacon Hill to follow.
Co-sponsored by the Vilna Shul and Boston Women’s Heritage Trail
*Note: Charles/MGH is the closest T stop*