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America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organized by the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies
Date: December 3, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: 314 Royce Hall
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In this groundbreaking history, Pamela Nadell asks what does it mean to be a Jewish woman in America? Weaving together stories from the colonial era’s matriarch Grace Nathan and her great-granddaughter poet Emma Lazarus to union organizer Bessie Hillman and the great justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Nadell shows two threads binding the nation’s Jewish women: a strong sense of self and a resolute commitment to making the world a better place. Informed by the shared values of America’s founding and Jewish identity, America’s Jewish women—the well-known and the scores of activists, workers, wives, and mothers whose names linger on among their communities and families—left deep footprints in the history of the nation they call home.

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Date:
December 3
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://csw.ucla.edu/event/americas-jewish-women-a-history-from-colonial-times-to-today/

Venue

Royce 314

Details

Date:
December 3
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://csw.ucla.edu/event/americas-jewish-women-a-history-from-colonial-times-to-today/

Venue

Royce 314