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Rebecca Gratz

A Study In Charm

by Rollin G. Osterwies

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Philipson (Foreword), A. S. W. Rosenbach (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11934105M
ISBN 101432554832
ISBN 109781432554835

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Letters of Rebecca Gratz EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES By RABBI DAVID PHILIPSON, D. Author of The Reform Movement in Judaism The Jew in English Fiction, etc., etc. PHILADELPHIA THE JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY OF AMERICA COPYRIGHT,BY THE JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY PHILADELPHIA, PA.

REBECCA GRATZ, FROM A. This is the first in-depth biography of Rebecca Gratz (), the foremost American Jewish woman of the nineteenth century.

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Irving and Gratz had an interesting and decidedly non-romantic relationship. This is the first in-depth biography of Rebecca Gratz (), the foremost American Jewish woman of the nineteenth century.

Perhaps the best-known member of the prominent Gratz family of Philadelphia, she was a fervent patriot, a profoundly Author: Dianne Ashton. Rebecca Gratz (), a Philadelphia philanthropist, founded the first Hebrew Sunday School in America and participated as a founding member in several other nonsectarian and Jewish charitable organizations which were among the first to be organized and run by women.

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Welcome. My name is Rebecca Gratz. I was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania injust after the end of the Revolutionary War. When I was older, I moved with my parents to Philadelphia where we were members of congregation Mikve Israel.

I never married, but I raised my sister’s children and started the first Hebrew Sunday School in the Americas.

Rebecca received a B.A. in Interpersonal Communications from the University of Delaware, and an M.A. in School Counseling from Montclair State University. She holds a Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA Extension. Prior to coming to Gratz, Rebecca spent nearly a decade working as a college counselor and most recently served as the Director of College & Career.From Princeton University Art Museum, Thomas Sully, Rebecca Gratz (), Oil on panel, × cm.

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