The Quotable Jewish Woman is the definitive collection of ideas, reflections, humor, and wit by Jewish women. Compiler Elaine Bernstein Partnow (The Quotable Woman) brings together the voices of over 300 women—including women of the Bible, actors, poets, humorists, scientists, and literary and political figures—whose ideas, activism, service, talent, and labor have touched the world.
Quoted women include:
Gerty Theresa Cori
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
Dr. Ruth Westheimer
and many more …
From winners of Nobel Prizes and Oscars to lesser known women from many countries and backgrounds, this book is an inspirational gateway to the thoughts and lives of Jewish women, both contemporary and ancient.
Until we are all free, we are none of us free.
—Emma Lazarus in American Hebrew, 3 November 1882–23 February 1883
Toughness doesn’t have to come in a pinstripe suit.
—Dianne Feinstein in Time, 4 June 1984
God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.
—Sarah, Book of Genesis, c. ninth century B.C.E Bible
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