• Isaac Simon

Passing of Emma Lazarus, 1887

Updated: Dec 4, 2020

On This Day in Jewish History: November 19, 1887

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#onthisday, 1887, author and Jewish rights activist Emma Lazarus passes away at the young age of 38 after a life of incredible success in writing and activism on behalf of Jews in need.

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Lazarus is best known for her sonnet seen on a plaque at the Statue of Liberty.

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👉🏽 swipe to learn more about her short, yet awe inspiring life and work.

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Text Source:

https://jwa.org/womenofvalor/lazarus

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