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A Scene from the Play "dry bones rising"

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A scene from dry bones rising.

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A scene from dry bones rising.

Celia Raker

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Poet and playwright Celia Raker.

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Poet and playwright Celia Raker.

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Helene Cixous

In her rich and prolific writing, feminist thinker Hélène Cixous elided the term “juifemme” (Jewoman) to articulate her complex experiences as “other” in society.

Helene Cixous, 2011

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Helene Cixous, cropped

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Miriam Cantor-Stone on Wendy Wasserstein's Tony Award

This Week in History: On June 4, 1989, Wendy Wasserstein became the first woman playwright to win the Tony Award. Miriam Cantor-Stone talks about the importance of Wendy Wasserstein's focus on women as complex characters instead of stereotypes.
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This Week in History: On June 4, 1989, Wendy Wasserstein became the first woman playwright to win the Tony Award. Miriam Cantor-Stone talks about the importance of Wendy Wasserstein's focus on women as complex characters instead of stereotypes.

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Suzanne Brogger

Born to Jewish refugees in Denmark during the Nazi occupation, Suzanne Brogger made her family’s story the heart of her powerful novels and essays.

Lisa Edelstein

An actress with a long history of activism, House star Lisa Edelstein organized her first protest at age sixteen as a cheerleader for Donald Trump’s New Jersey Generals, outraged that the cheerleaders were forced to flirt in bars.

Sabina Berman

A Jewish writer exploring her outsider identity in largely Catholic Mexico, Sabina Berman was the first writer to win the Mexican Theater Prize four times.

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