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Plays

E.M. Broner

Esther M. Broner’s revolutionary women’s Seder opened up new possibilities for reimagining Jewish rituals to include women’s voices.

Merle Feld

Both through her writing and in her work with Israeli-Palestinian dialogue groups, Merle Feld supported the difficult and delicate struggle to make peace in the Middle East.

Alix Kates Shulman

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Writer, poet, playwright, feminist activist, and professor Alix Kates Shulman.

Courtesy of Marion Ettinger.

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Writer, poet, playwright, feminist activist, and professor Alix Kates Shulman.

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Eve Ensler, 2010

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Eve Ensler in 2010.

Playwright, performer, feminist, and activist Eve Ensler is best known for her play, The Vagina Monologues, written in 1996. Since then, the play has been translated into over 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries.

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Eve Ensler in 2010.

Playwright, performer, feminist, and activist Eve Ensler is best known for her play, The Vagina Monologues, written in 1996. Since then, the play has been translated into over 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries.

Photo by Paula Allen.

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February 14, 1998

Eve Ensler:"I am proposing that we reconceive the dream."

Merle Feld, 2010

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Merle Feld, 2010.
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Merle Feld, 2010.

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Merle Feld

Merle Feld, poet and playwright, was born and raised in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in an assimilated family. In college her curiosity about Jewish life and her desire to find a community drew Feld to Hillel, where she found a deep and enduring connection to Judaism and Jewish life.

Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler is the Obie-Award-winning author of The Vagina Monologues, a play based on Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace, the piece celebrates women’s sexuality and strength.

Cheryl Moch

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Playwright Cheryl Moch.

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Playwright Cheryl Moch.

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Merle Feld

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Merle Feld.
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Merle Feld.

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