This Day in Jewish History, 1927 A Women's Author and 'All-around Holy Troublemaker' Is Born

When she wanted to say kaddish for her father, the synagogue insisted E.M. Broner stay behind the barrier. They replaced it with an opaque shower curtain; she put on a bathing cap.

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July 8, 1927, is the birthdate of the novelist and Jewish feminist E.M. Broner. It was she who organized a groundbreaking women-only seder in New York 1976, and co-wrote the Haggadah that emerged from that...