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Jewish women first arrived in North America in 1654 when a boatload of refugees — four women, six men, and thirteen children — fleeing Dutch Brazil after its reconquest by the Portuguese landed in New Amsterdam, now New York City.
Most of the refugees, known as Sephardim (the descendants of Jews expelled from Spain and Portugal in 14, respectively), returned to Holland or sailed for the West Indies or Suriname when they were unable to maintain a viable community of their own in New Amsterdam.
The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations.
This online version contains the unedited contents of the original encyclopedia.
In the twentieth century, the new American Jewish woman, primarily of German descent, sought higher education, other ways to express her Judaism, and solutions to the challenges of the Progressive Era.
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Moise wrote 180 of the 210 hymns that appear in Hymns Written for the Use of Hebrew Congregations.
Toward the end of the nineteenth century, middle-class women played an increasingly active role in philanthropic life, both Jewish and gentile, while upholding the “cult of true womanhood.” They embodied the role of pure and pious homemakers who stressed the ethical, rather than the ritual and ceremonial.
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