Re: [Cz-L] Education of Jewish woman in Czernowitz

From: Miriam Taylor <>
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:57:06 -0500
To: michael kransdorff <>
Reply-To: Miriam Taylor <>

Among Jewish women born in Czernowitz before WW1,
it was not very common to attain a Ph.d, but I know of
a number of women who studied medicine and then practiced
either in Czernowitz or abroad. For instance: Dr. Rosa Samet,
Dr. Kimmelmann and Dr. Rosa Rinzler.


On Dec 13, 2014, at 1:25 PM, michael kransdorff wrote:

> Dear list members,
> I have been researching my Czernowitz Kranzdorf relatives for some
> time. But have recently managed to find a lot of new information.
> To my surprise, Irene Kranzdorf, born about 1906, attained a Phd in
> German literature from Vienna university. Was this common for young
> Jewish women from Czernowitz to go to Vienna for further education?
> She was also a concert pianist!
> Her thesis was on Faust in the novel. A rather strange topic I think
> for a nice Jewish girl to be writing about...
> I would appreciate your thoughts and any background you could share.
> Kind regards
> Michael Kransdorff
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