International Woman’s Day

The Woman’s Page

The Woman’s Page

November 3rd, 1916 “The day for women was just dawning…many were forging ahead, and wherever they went, they blazoned the path and boosted the Cause of Women.” In October 1916, the Canadian Jewish Chronicle, Montreal’s English Jewish daily newspaper, began running a “Woman’s Page” section.  The section was “conducted” by Jessie Abrams and included editorial pieces written by Miss Abrams and a Miss Rebecca Cohen.  Cohen’s pieces were entitled, “The Autobiography of an Ordinary Girl” and covered what she considered the most significant moments in [...]