Brooke Kroeger is a journalism professor at NYU. Her latest book, The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, comes out Sept. 1, 2017.

Wise vs. Silverman, or New York’s Historic Rabbinical Women’s Suffrage Smack-Down

One hundred years ago this month, religious leaders took sides. In this corner: ‘women’s rights are human rights.’ In the far corner: ‘the only natural roles for women are as homemaker and educator of children.’

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