• Born year: 1859
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death year: 1989
Mathilde Roth Schechter

Mathilde Roth Schechter (1857–1924) was the American founder of the U.S. National Women's League of Conservative Judaism in 1918. She was married to Rabbi Dr. Solomon Schechter, a prominent rabbi who was chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTSA). She founded and taught at the Columbia Religious and Industrial School for Jewish Girls. After assisting Henrietta Szold in creating Hadassah, Schechter later served as its national chairwoman of education.

Wikipedia
Comment