Photographs by Lloyd Wolf from the exhibition "Jewish Mothers: Strength, Wisdom and Compassion."
Monday, April 23 at 7 pm
The Inaugural Blanche and Irving Laurie Lecture in Jewish Women's Studies
Poetry as Prayer - Dr. Marcia Falk
Lecture and dramatic reading in which the poetic process re-visions Jewish liturgy from a gender-inclusive, non-hierarchical perspective.
Dr. Falk is the Rabbi Sally J. Priesand Visiting Professor of Jewish Women's Studies at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati.
Thursday, May 3 at 7 pm
Debra Nussbaum Cohen is the author of Celebrating Your New Jewish Daughter (Jewish Lights) and writes for the New York Jewish Week.
Thursday, June 21 at 7 pm
Barbara Rose Haum's work is on view at Ma'yan and in "Living in the Moment: Contemporary Artists Celebrate Jewish Time" at HUC-JIR.
Exhibition on view April 2 - June 29
A photographic examination of the lives of contemporary American Jewish mothers - from rabbis and congresswomen to artists and scholars - in which Anne Roiphe explains, "whatever the purpose of Jewish existence... Jewish women are essential to the tale."
Gallery hours: Mondays-Thursdays, 9 am - 6 pm, Fridays, 9 am - 3 pm
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is located at One West 4th Street, between Broadway and Mercer Street. For more information, call (212) 824-2293.