About this Collection
The Feinstein Center's oral history project consists of 48 interviews which were conducted by staff and volunteers between 1996 and 1999. They sought to capture and record the experiences of Jews who played a significant role in business, political, cultural, educational, philanthropic, and other aspects of the community,
About this Interview
Ryda Rose, former professor of Education, discusses her current profession, her family's religious history and traditions, her experiences with the Zionist movement, and the obstacles a Jewish woman faces. She further talks of her graduate career in biology and zoology studies, her involvement in the synagogue and Jewish community, her career choices leading her to education, and the trials and pressures women face to balance a family and profession.
Biographical / Historical Note
"Preserving the Voices of History: The Feinstein Center Jewish Philadelphia Oral History Project" gathered an oral history collection containing the memory of Jews who were central to the growth and development of the Philadelphia Jewish community. The project focused on interviewing Jews who contributed to the integration of Jews in the larger Philadelphia community and on women and how they have integrated being a woman and being Jewish in the twentieth century.
- Ryda Rose Oral History, January 29, 1998
- Jewish women, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Rose, Ryda
- Personal Names:
- Rose, Ryda, Rose, Isadore
- Geographic Subject:
- Philadelphia (Pa.)
- Organization / Building:
- University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pa.), Har Zion (Philadelphia, Pa.)
- Repository Collection:
- Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History Oral Histories
- Oral Histories
- Contact SCRC for the audio recording corresponding to this transcript.
- Transcript Identifier:
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