ABOUT THIS BOOK
The first comprehensive history of the oldest national religious Jewish women's organization in the United States.
"A comprehensive history of the oldest religious Jewish women's organization in the US, exploring the council's uniquely female approach to such issues as immigrant aid, relationships between German and Eastern European Jews, and the power struggle between the Reform movement and more traditional interpretations of Judaisms."
—Reference and Research Book News
"Rogow clearly has mastered the history of American women and the history of the Jewish people in America, and she has laid out the story of one of the most significant and certainly enduring Jewish women's organizations."
—American Historical Review