April Quarantine(ish) Book Talks
This April, we invite you to read something other than the news and to come together virtually to discuss books, writing, and telling Jewish stories. Join JWA's Book Club for talks with authors on Zoom. We hope to (virtually) see you there! (Supported by JewishLIVE.)
All sessions are on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. ET unless otherwise noted.
- April 8: Judy Batalion, author of The Light of Days, on women resistance fighters, in commemoration of Yom Hashoah
- Monday, April 12, 7:00 p.m. ET: Special Book Talk with Hadassah Lieberman
- April 15: Jessica Cohen, translator of And the Bride Closed the Door, on the art and politics of literary translation
- April 22: Special event in honor of National Poetry Month, with poets Joy Ladin, Shara McCallum, and Lesléa Newman
- April 29: Brandy Colbert, author of Little & Lion, on a Black Jewish teen’s exploration of identity
Special Book Talk Featuring Tovah Feldshuh
Join JWA as we welcome Tovah Feldshuh, actress, singer, and author of the newly released memoir Lilyville: Mother, Daughter, and Other Roles I've Played. In conversation with JWA CEO Judith Rosenbaum, Feldshuh opens up about her many roles on the stage and screen, and as the only daughter to her mother Lily Feldshuh.
Thursday, May 27, 8:00 p.m. ET
Online History Courses
Every other month, JWA presents virtual courses with scholars of Jewish women’s history, delving into the lives, challenges, choices, and innovations of Jewish women who changed our story. Sessions are designed to stand alone, so attend as many evenings as you’d like! No advanced reading or preparation required. Registrants will receive the Zoom link and access to session recordings.
Stay tuned for future courses!
Suggested $36/person donation for the course
Quarantine(ish) Book Talks and Online History Courses were established with help from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs do not necessarily represent those of NEH.
How to cite this page
Jewish Women's Archive. "Events." (Viewed on April 18, 2021) <https://jwa.org/events>.