Philadelphia’s Jewish Suffragists: How They Can Inspire Social Justice Activists Today

Event details

  • Wednesday | April 6, 2022
  • 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. at RS and livestream
Against a background of the largest influx of immigrants in U.S. history, anti-Semitism, rising concerns about reproductive and labor rights, and a worldwide flu pandemic, Jewish suffragists in Philadelphia joined in rallying people across America to expand voting rights.
Join us as the RS Suffrage Project presents its findings with relevance for today’s battles. Melissa Klapper, author of Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women’s Activism, 1890–1940, will add reflections. For more, visit
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