Thursday, November 29, 2001 at 7:30 pm
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
One West 4th Street (between Broadway and Mercer Street)
free and open to the public
Family relationships, feminism, and contemporary Jewish experience construct
complex and diverse identities for Jewish women today. Readings by celebrated
women writers from their fiction, poetry, and autobiographical writings
illuminate their personal search for identity and meaning.
Helen Epstein, Where She Came From: A Daughters Search for
Her Mother's History, and Children of the Holocaust
Myla Goldberg, Bee Season
Kathryn Grody, A Mom's Life
Irena Klepfisz, Keeper of Accounts, Different Enclosures, and
A Few Words in the Mother Tongue
Jane Lazarre, Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness: A Memoir of
a White Mother of Black Sons
Nessa Rapoport, Preparing for the Sabbath, The Perfection of
the World, and A Woman's Book of Grieving
This program is co-sponsored by the Hadassah International Research Institute
on Jewish Women at Brandeis University.
For more information, please call 212.824.2933.