Upcoming Events

June Book Talks

JWA Book Talks offer conversations with authors at the intersection of gender, history, and Jewish culture. Join us on Thursdays, June 6, 20, and 27, at 8PM ET for our upcoming series! Register here.

Speakers:

Thursday, June 6, 8 PM ET

Mimi Zieman, Tap Dancing on Everest: A Young Doctor’s Unlikely Adventure

In this inspiring coming-of-age travel memoir that includes solo hiking through Nepal, Zieman weaves her childhood as the daughter of Jewish immigrants (her father was a Holocaust survivor) raised in 1970s New York City with adventure, medicine, and empowerment.

Thursday, June 20, 8 PM ET

Rebecca Clarren, The Cost of Free Land: Jews, Lakota, and an American Inheritance

Clarren melds investigative reporting with personal family history to reveal the intertwined stories of her family and the Lakota and the devastating cycle of loss of Indigenous land, culture, and resources that continues today.

Thursday, June 27, 8 PM ET

Yaëlle Azagury and Frances Malino, editors and translators, Mazaltob: A Novel, by Blanche Bendahan

The first English translation of Bendahan’s nuanced and moving novel is a masterly exploration of the language, religion, and quotidian customs constraining North African Jewish women on the cusp of emancipation and decolonization.

Register here.

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