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Join us for these upcoming virtual gatherings.

The Quarantine Book Club

During these challenging days of social distancing, we invite you to read something other than the news and to come together virtually to discuss books, writing, and telling Jewish stories. JWA and JewishLIVE have arranged book talks with authors on Zoom. We hope to (virtually) see you there! Watch past QBC talks.

  • Thursday, March 19, 8 p.m. EDT: Join Rachel Kadish and Tova Mirvis for a conversation about writing and Jewish literature.
  • Wednesday, March 25, 8 p.m. EDT: Featuring Rachel Barenbaum, author of A Bend in The Stars.
  • Thursday, April 2, 8 p.m. EDT: Featuring Esther Safran Foer, author of I Want You to Know We're Still Here.
  • Sunday, April 12, 8 p.m. EDT: Explore poetry, music, Passover, and social distancing with guest Alicia Jo Rabins.
  • Thursday, April 23, 8 p.m. EDT: Featuring Sarah Hurwitz, author of Here All Along and former speech writer for Michelle and Barack Obama.
  • Thursday, April 30, 8 p.m. EDT: Featuring Abby Stein, author of Becoming Eve.
  • Thursday, May 7, 8 p.m. EDT: Featuring Rabbi Laura Geller, author of Getting Good at Getting Older.
  • Thursday, May 14, 8 p.m. EDT: Featuring Anna Solomon, author of The Book of V.
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Let's Talk about Food

Join us on Zoom for a virtual Passover storytelling event featuring chefs, rabbis, bards, and poets.

Thursday, April 2, 4:00 p.m.
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POSTPONED Rene­gade Women in Film & TV with Elizabeth Weitzman

On the heels of the groundbreaking #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, author Elizabeth Weitzman and JWA CEO Judith Rosenbaum will discuss the groundbreaking accomplishments and essential work of pioneers from the big and small screens, offering little-known facts about household names (Lucille Ball, Oprah Winfrey, Nora Ephron) and crucial introductions to overlooked pioneers (Alla Nazimova, Anna May Wong, Frances Marion).

Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
18 Phillips Street
Beacon Hill, Boston, MA
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POSTPONED Marking 100 Years Since Women’s Suffrage with Dr. Lila Corwin Berman and Judith Rosenbaum

It’s been 100 years after women in the United States were granted the right to vote. Yet, how far have we as a nation come in extending full suffrage for all and rights for women? Join JWA's CEO Dr. Judith Rosenbaum and Professor Lila Corwin Berman of Temple University to discuss the historical significance of the fight for suffrage and the right to vote for women, for Jews, and for Americans. Attendance is FREE.

Congregation Rodeph Shalom
615 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Events." (Viewed on April 7, 2020) <>.


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