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Non-Fiction

An Interview with Roger Cohen

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen sat down with JWA's Executive Director Judith Rosenbaum to discuss his latest book, The Girl from Human Street, a memoir of his mother. In their conversation, Cohen shares an intimate portrait of his mother, her debilitating depression, and what her story teaches us about Jewish history.

Bessie Louise Moses, circa 1922

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Bessie Louise Moses (1893-1965), circa 1922.

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Bessie Louise Moses (1893-1965), circa 1922.

Image courtesy of the MAryland Historical Society via Wikimedia Commons.

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Sara Lee, Cropped

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Sara Lee transformed Jewish schools and education.
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Sara Lee transformed Jewish schools and education.

Courtesy of Hebrew Union College

Sara Lee

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Sara Lee transformed Jewish schools and education.
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Sara Lee transformed Jewish schools and education.

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Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid’s writing captures the tensions of mother-daughter relationships and the displacement of the immigrant experience.

Jamaica Kincaid

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Jamaica Kincaid.
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Jamaica Kincaid.

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Libbie Henrietta Hyman, 1941

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Libbie Henrietta Hyman in 1941.
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Libbie Henrietta Hyman in 1941.


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Hetty Goldman

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Hetty Goldman at an archaeological dig.
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Hetty Goldman at an archaeological dig.

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Your Child and You by Sidonie Gruenberg

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Your Child and You by Sidonie Gruenberg who wrote many books and articles on child development.
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Your Child and You by Sidonie Gruenberg who wrote many books and articles on child development.

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Josephine Clara Goldmark

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Josephine Clara Goldmark.
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Josephine Clara Goldmark.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Non-Fiction." (Viewed on February 7, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/non-fiction>.

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