A Queen to the Rescue

A Queen to the Rescue

The Story of Henrietta Szold, Founder of Hadassah

Nancy Churnin

$9.99

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Henrietta Szold took Queen Esther as a model and worked hard to save the Jewish people. In 1912, she founded the Jewish women's social justice organization, Hadassah. Henrietta started Hadassah determined to offer emergency medical care to mothers and children in Palestine. When WWII broke out, she rescued Jewish children from the Holocaust, and broadened Hadassah's mission to include education, youth development, and women's rights. Hadassah offers free help to all who need it and continues its mission to this day.


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Nancy Churnin:
Nancy Churnin is the author of Martin & Anne and Sydney Taylor Notable Irving Berlin, the Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing. She is a full-time writer located in Texas.

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