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Jüdischer Frauenbund
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Women’s organization founded in 1904 in Berlin in response to the increasing prevalence of trafficking of girls. The Jüdischer Frauenbund (League of Jewish Women) campaigned for the emancipation of Jewish women and was actively involved in the modernization of Jewish social work. It was strongly influenced by the social politician and women’s rights activist Bertha Pappenheim (1859–1936), who sought to achieve a synthesis between Judaism and the women’s movement.

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Maierhof, Gudrun, “Jüdischer Frauenbund”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0378>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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