In Other Words: The Jewish Writer Reads Her Work

Monday, October 1, 2001

Readings and Premiere of New Compact Disc

Thursday, November 29, 2001 at 7:30 pm
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion 
Brookdale Center 
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.

Featured authors:

Helen EpsteinWhere She Came From: A Daughters Search for Her Mother's History, and Children of the Holocaust

Myla GoldbergBee Season

Kathryn GrodyA Mom's Life

Irena KlepfiszKeeper of Accounts, Different Enclosures, andA Few Words in the Mother Tongue

Jane LazarreBeyond the Whiteness of Whiteness: A Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons

Nessa RapoportPreparing 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.


Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding. www.huc.edu