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Woman from the Senior Center Discussing her Grandmother

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"Lee asked me last week what I am looking for when I go to Venice. I can't tell what I will find.... [But] As I sit there listening...I know that in my own mind I have proven my theory of the sacred being in the kitchen, god in the middens and throw aways, it all being a microcosm which must be treasured without being elevated or transformed or enlarged."


1. Quoted from correspondence dated 8/7/74 in Deena Metzger, "The Ultimate Magician," unpublished essay, 3.
Institution: University Archives, University of Southern California East Library Building

"Lee asked me last week what I am looking for when I go to Venice. I can't tell what I will find.... [But] As I sit there listening...I know that in my own mind I have proven my theory of the sacred being in the kitchen, god in the middens and throw aways, it all being a microcosm which must be treasured without being elevated or transformed or enlarged."


1. Quoted from correspondence dated 8/7/74 in Deena Metzger, "The Ultimate Magician," unpublished essay, 3.
Institution: University Archives, University of Southern California East Library Building

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Two Men at the Israel Levin Center

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Two men at the Israel Levin Center.

Two men at the Israel Levin Center.

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Barbara Myerhoff

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Barbara Myerhoff.

Courtesy of the University of Southern California Archives, East Library Building.

Barbara Myerhoff.

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Barbara Myerhoff

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Barbara Myerhoff.

Courtesy of Lynne Littman.

Barbara Myerhoff.

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Barbara Myerhoff

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Barbara Myerhoff.

Courtesy of the University of Southern California Archives, East Library Building.

Barbara Myerhoff.

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Barbara Myerhoff Interviews Rachel on Domestic Religion at the Israel Levin Senior Center

Barbara Myerhoff speaks with Rachel, a member of the Israel Levin Senior Center, who speaks about domestic religion and family.
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Barbara Myerhoff speaks with Rachel, a member of the Israel Levin Senior Center, who speaks about domestic religion and family.
Institution: University Archives, University of Southern California East Library Building

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Still Jewish: An interview with Keren McGinity

Recently, JWA hosted a fascinating webinar with Dr.Keren McGinity on "Gender Matters: a New Framework for Understanding Jewish Intermarriage Over Time." Keren is the author of Still Jewish: A History of Women and Intermarriage in America, and is the Mandell L. Berman Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Contemporary American Jewish Life at the University of Michigan's Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.

Judith R. Shapiro inaugurated president of Barnard College

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Judith R. Shapiro was inaugurated as president of Barnard College.

Birth of conservative intellectual Gertrude Himmelfarb

August 8, 1922

Conservative intellectual Gertrude Himmelfarb was born.

Malka Kolodny, 1955

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Malka Kolodny in 1955.
Courtesy of Rachel Sebba.
Malka Kolodny in 1955.
Courtesy of Rachel Sebba.

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