Jewish Women Arguably Did More
from American Women During World War II: An Encyclopedia, Weatherford, p243
Jewish women did more
practical activities to alleviate
suffering -- at the 1893 World's Fair,
Hannah composed a little wartime discussion
WE WERE SILENT WHEN WE SHOULD
Many men chose amulets, eating ham
for Uncle Sam, choke down
the breakfast bacon.
From women came the do-it-yourself
seder kit, intimate ritual, a public war.
Travelers tiny, Jewish women give coffee and sugar
goose fat, sour cream and yogurt
wine and other parts of their European habits,
Silk stockings, an impossible song:
Dorothy, Rose, Belle. Lady Eleanor
whose husband hid.