Events

Sarah Hurwitz: Here All Along

Renowned political speechwriter Sarah Hurwitz discusses her new book, Here All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to Life in Judaism (After Finally Choosing to Look There). Sarah Hurwitz was head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama, after serving as speechwriter for President Barack Obama and chief speechwriter for Hillary Clinton on her 2008 presidential campaign. Here All Along is one of JWA's 2019-2020 Book Club picks.


Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Congregation Kehillath Israel
384 Harvard St
Brookline MA 02446
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BEYLE: The Artist and Her Legacy

In collaboration with the Yiddish Book Center and the Jewish Heritage Center, we're proud to sponsor a special screening of BEYLE: The Artist and Her Legacy, a film about the life and work of Holocaust survivor Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman. A Q&A session with BEYLE Co-Director and Director of the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Christa Whitney, will follow.



Thursday, September 12, 2019, 7-9 p.m.
The Wyner Family Heritage Center
at the New England Historic Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA
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Who Will Write Our History?

JWA proudly sponsors a screening of Who Will Write Our History? at the Kendall Square Cinema. In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told as a feature documentary written, produced, and directed by Roberta Grossman and executive produced by Nancy Spielberg. JWA's Executive Director, Judith Rosenbaum, will introduce the film.


Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Kendall Square Cinema
One Kendall Square, at 355 Binney Street
Cambridge, MA, 02139
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She Can Do Anything: Feminism and Jewish Life in the Post-Soviet States

Join us to celebrate Project Kesher and the gift of its archives to Brandeis University. Founder Sallie E. Gratch will be joined by Project Kesher Ukraine Director Vlada Nedak. Later in the day, a panel of academic experts will provide the historical context of the Project Kesher archival collection housed at Brandeis.

Wednesday, October 23 2019, 11-4 p.m.
Rapaporte Treasure Hall
Brandeis Library
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