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Abbi Jacobson: I Might Regret This

I Might Regret This, by Abbi Jacobson

JWA sponsors this Brookline Booksmith event, featuring Abbi Jacobson, one of the series creators, executive producers, and stars of Comedy Central’s critically acclaimed hit show Broad City. Jacobson is also The New York Times bestselling author of the illustrated book, Carry This Book, and has also created two coloring books: Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco. She is the host of “A Piece of Work, the Webby award winning podcast from Museum of Modern Art and WNYC Studios.

I Might Regret This is a hilarious and poignant collection about love, loss, work, comedy, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew.

Abbi Jacobson: I Might Regret This
Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 8 p.m.
Chevalier Theatre
30 Forest Street, Medford, MA 02155
Tickets: $45; purchase here.

A Latin American Pen, A Global Memory: Imagining Anne Frank Today

Cover of "Anne: Imagining the Diary of Anne Frank"

JWA co-sponsors this fascinating evening featuring a dramatic reading of Marjorie Agosín’s book Anne: Imagining the Diary of Anne Frank, followed by a panel discussion about the ongoing relevance of Anne Frank in Latin America. Panelists include Agosín, a professor at Wellesley College; Dalia Wassner, Ph.D., Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Project in Latin American Gender Studies at Brandeis University; Nisha Sajnani, Ph.D., New York University; and artists Francisca Tanez and Sandra Mayo.

The event is organized by the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Project in Latin American Jewish and Gender Studies. Along with JWA, other co-sponsors include JCC Greater Boston, Facing History and Ourselves, Hadassah Boston, Gann Academy, and Temple Beth Zion.

Tickets are $18.

A Latin American Pen, A Global Memory: Imagining Anne Frank Today
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
JCC Greater Boston
333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA
Tickets: $18; purchase here.

Film Screening: “Working Woman”

Still Photo from "Working Woman" (2018)

JWA co-sponsors the Boston Jewish Film Festival’s screening of Working Woman, an Israeli film tackling harassment in the workplace and women’s empowerment. The film tells the story of Orna, who becomes the main breadwinner for her family but at the cost of her workplace safety and self-respect. Director Michal Aviad’s (Dimona Twist, BJFF 2017) beautifully shot film tells a poignant story that echoes loudly in the era of #MeToo.

Film Screening: “Working Woman”
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Coolidge Corner Theatre
40 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Brattle Theatre
290 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA
General admission tickets: $18. Senior and group discounts available.

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