Women were freed from positive duties when they could not perform them, but not when they could.
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|Birth:||21st December, 1860|
|Death:||13th February, 1945|
|Profession:||Activist, Editor, Founder, Teacher|
Henrietta Szold was born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She was an American Jewish Zionist leader and founder of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. In 1942, she co-founded Ihud, a political party in Mandatory Palestine dedicated to a binational solution. In 1877, she graduated from Western High School. For fifteen years she taught at Miss Adam’s School and Oheb Shalom religious school, and gave Bible and history courses for adults. Highly educated in Jewish studies, she edited Professor Marcus Jastrow's Talmudic Dictionary. To further her own education, she attended public lectures at Johns Hopkins University and the Peabody Institute. Beginning in 1893, she worked as the first editor for the Jewish Publication Society, a position she maintained for over 23 years. She wrote several books include: Recent Jewish Progress in Palestine and Lost love.
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