Jewish Women in Chile


Publication Date: November 1999

Publisher: Hadassah International Research Institute on Jewish Women


Research Area: Culture and religion; Population and demographics; Social conditions

Keywords: Women; History; Research

Type: Brief

Coverage: Chile


The author laments the lack of historical concern and research about the Jewish community in South America in general, and that of South American Jewish women in particular. She briefly sketches the history of the Chilean Jewish community, focusing on important individual women, and historical events that impacted women's lives.