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    The Remarkable Jewish Women of Boston: Lecture and Discussion

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    May 13, 2012

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    The Remarkable Jewish Women of Boston: Lecture and Discussion

    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...

    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*


    Vilna Shul. Boston's Center for Jewish Culture. Inc

    18 Phillips Street
    Boston, MA 02114

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    Admission Info:

    Free


    General Day and Time Info:

    11:00 am - 1:00 pm


    Phone: 617-523-2324


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