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Subject Guide: Notable Jewish Women

Archival and library highlights found at the Center relating to the accomplishments and contributions of Jewish women around the world.

M. Cemela Fotografija. (1930). Women Displaying Items Created on Their Sewing Machines. Yeshiva University Museum.

Collections of Notable Jewish Women housed at the Center for Jewish History

This research guide was created to highlight various archival collections and books from each of the Center's five partner institutions that celebrate the lives and successes of Notable Jewish Women around the world. If you are interested in a collection or library item you do not see highlighted in this guide, please visit, where you can search by keyword, name, title, subject or call number. 

Please feel free to email if you have any additional questions about the thousands of books, archival collections, and multimedia available to use for research at the Center. 

The Center's Partner Organizations

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