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Hannah Blocker; broke Jewish barriers

HANNAH BLOCKER HANNAH BLOCKER
By Gloria Negri
Globe Staff / November 4, 2008

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To her many admirers, Hannah Edith (Waldman) Blocker was a kindred spirit to Isaac Bashevis Singer's fictional heroine, Yentl, the young woman who yearned so much to study and be treated equally with young men in Judaism that she assumed the guise of one. (Full article: 1045 words)

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