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Adler, Henrietta [Nettie] (1868–1950), social worker and Jewish political activist, was born in London on 1 December 1868, the elder daughter of Rabbi Dr Hermann Adler (1839–1911) and his wife, Rachel Joseph (d. 1912). Her father was the son of Dr Nathan Marcus Adler...

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Aguilar, Grace (1816–1847), writer on Jewish history and religion and novelist, was born on 2 June 1816 in Hackney, Middlesex, the eldest of the three children of Emanuel Aguilar (1787–1845), merchant, and his wife, Sarah (d. 1854), daughter of Jacob Dias Fernandez...

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Sharf, Marina [name in religion Mother Thekla] (1918–2011), Orthodox nun, was born on 18 July 1918 at Kislovodsk in the northern Caucasus, the second child of Vladimir Sharf (1879/80–1956), barrister, and his wife, Alla, otherwise Mary Ann, née Volkenstein (1885–1975), a Jewess who had converted to Christianity. Her brother ...

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Sieff, Rebecca Dora (1890–1966), feminist and Zionist, was born on 23 February 1890 at 38 Copenhagen Street, Leeds, the eldest daughter of Michael Marks (1859–1907), founder of the Marks and Spencer retailing group, and his wife, Hannah Cohen. At the time of Rebecca's...