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Rebecca Rosenthal Judah 1866-1932 / National Council of Jewish Women

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
1. Rebecca Rosenthal Judah Marker
Inscription.  
Rebecca Rosenthal Judah
1866-1932
Rebecca Rosenthal Judah organized the National Council of Jewish Women, Louisville Section, and served as their president from 1896 to 1910. She worked to win women's right to vote and was also vice president and treasurer of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association.

National Council of Jewish Women
Louisville Section founded in 1895 to further human welfare through education, philanthropy, service, and social action. NCJW helped run the city's free public baths and first kindergarten. Also supported immigrant aid programs, hospitals, libraries, child welfare initiatives.
Presented by Louise Judah Trust
and NCJW, Louisville Section

 
Erected 2006 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2221.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & Religion
National Council of Jewish Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
2. National Council of Jewish Women Marker
Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 13.549′ N, 85° 39.034′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Dutchmans Lane and Cannons Lane, on the right when traveling east on Dutchmans Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3600 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville KY 40205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Aero Club of Louisville (approx. ¼ mile away); Bowman Field - East (approx. ¼ mile away); Bowman Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Charles Floyd (approx. one mile away); Floyd's Station (approx. one mile away); John Floyd's Grave (approx. one mile away); The Brothers Speed — Joshua and James (approx. 1.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln & Farmington — 1841 (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  Rebecca Rosenthal Judah. From Kentucky Historical Society's Explore KY History series. (Submitted on December 9, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Rebecca Rosenthal Judah 1866-1932 / National Council of Jewish Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
3. Rebecca Rosenthal Judah 1866-1932 / National Council of Jewish Women Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3. submitted on December 9, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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