Ruth Andrew Ellenson discusses her book "The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt" at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - Wednesday, September 20th at 7pm - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Ruth Andrew Ellenson discusses her book "The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt" at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - Wednesday, September 20th at 7pm

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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Museum of Jewish Heritage -- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust presents:
Wednesday, September 20, 7pm.
The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt, edited by Ruth Andrew Ellenson
(Penguin Group USA, 2005)
Moderated by Jewish Week book critic Sandee Brawarsky; with editor Ruth Andrew Ellenson, and contributors Pearl Gluck, Lauren Grodstein, and Dara Horn 

"Between the ideal of who you should be and the reality of who you are, lies guilt."
- Ruth Andrew Ellenson 

If you've ever used Caller ID to dodge your mother's phone calls, this book is sure to strike a chord with you and any woman who has ever had a pang of conscience between doing what she wants and what tradition expects of her. Join contributing writers from this hilarious and provocative collection of original essays as they discuss all the things their rabbis warned them never to talk about in public. 

The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt won the National Jewish Book
Award in 2005.
Co-sponsored by the Jewish Book Council
$10 adults, $7 seniors, $5 students/members 

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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 leaders to serve 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, museums, 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.