Quarantine(ish) Book Talks
Hosted By: Jewish Women's Archive
Quarantine(ish) Book Talks provide opportunities to come together virtually to explore literature by and/or about Jewish women in conversation with JWA’s CEO Judith Rosenbaum. Save the date for our upcoming winter series on Thursdays at 8PM ET on Jan 27th, Feb 3rd, Feb 10th, and Feb 17th for conversations with authors about books, writing, and Jewish storytelling.
Thursday, January 27—Helene Wecker, author of The Hidden Palace: A Novel of the Golem and the Jinni, a historical epic, set in New York City and the Middle East, following the explorations of mythical creatures.
Thursday, February 3—Ariella Elovic, author of Cheeky: A Head to Toe Memoir, a graphic memoir that asks: how can the author learn not to see herself as a never-finished project, but to accept and even love the physical attributes society taught her to hide?
Thursday, February 10—Haviva Ner-David, author of Hope Valley, the story of a Jewish-Israeli and Palestinian-Israeli who form the unlikeliest of friendships, and Dreaming Against the Current, the journey from Orthodox Jewish feminist activist to post-denominational inter-spiritual rabbi/minister.
Thursday, February 17—Popular middle-grade authors Emily Barth Isler and Aimee Lucido discuss the possibilities and pitfalls opened up by writing for a young audience.
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