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With scope and delightful detail, Schor charts the educator Annie Landau’s determination to build communal strength and opportunities among Jews in Jerusalem by providing quality education for girls. Utilizing archival sources and myriad in-person interviews with ‘Evelina’ graduates, Schor chronicles the broad-reaching vision of Landau, who combined religious goals with secular reforms to foster generations of girls and left a long-lasting legacy upon the development of modern Jerusalem.