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Events

Queer Expectations: A Genealogy of Jewish Women's Poetry

Zohar Weiman-Kelman

Join JWA for this book celebration and poetry reading with Zohar Weiman-Kelman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Foreign Literature and Linguistics at Ben Gurion University of the Negev and author of Queer Expectations: A Geneology of Jewish Women's Poetry. The event also features Irena Klepfisz, Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum (Congregation Beth Simchat Torah), Sarah Chinn (Hunter College, CUNY), and Roni Mazal (NYU), and is co-sponsored by YIVO and the American Jewish Historical Society. Tickets: $10 general ● $5 students/AJHS members/seniors ● $12 at the door


Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Center for Jewish History
15 W 16th St New York, NY 10011
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Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

"Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love" Book Cover

Join JWA at the Brookline Booksmith for a reading with Dani Shapiro. She will share from her new memoir, Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love, a book about secrets–secrets within families, kept out of shame or self-protectiveness; secrets we keep from one another in the name of love. Shapiro is the author of the memoirs Hourglass, Still Writing, Devotion, and Slow Motion and five novels including Black & White and Family History.


Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446
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Reading God and Torah From a Transgender Perspective

The Soul of the Stranger Book Cover

Joy Ladin, the first openly transgender professor in an Orthodox institution, will read from her new book, The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah From a Transgender Perspective. Ladin will discuss the need for this trans perspective, as well as her process and journey. She is a professor of English at Stern College/Yeshiva University. This event is part of 'deis IMPACT, Brandeis' social justice festival. Attendance is free, but registration is encouraged.


Thursday, February 7, 2019, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center, Multi-purpose room, 2nd floor
Brandeis University
415 South St. Waltham, MA 02453
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America's Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today

America's Jewish Women Book Cover

On the day of its publication, join JWA and the American Jewish Historical Society in launching Pamela Nadell’s America's Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today (featured on JWA's 2018-2019 bookshelf). A groundbreaking history of how Jewish women have maintained their identity and influenced social activism as they wrote themselves into American history. This event is a book talk and will feature a panel including author Pamela Nadell, Barbara Dobkin, and Jane Eisner (The Forward). Tickets: $10 general ● $5 students/AJHS members/seniors ● $12 at the door


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Center for Jewish History
15 W 16th St New York, NY 10011





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