Please join us for a virtual book talk with Pamela S. Nadell

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 5PM

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Winner of the 2019 National Jewish Book Award-Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year

In honor of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote, this lecture highlights activist Jewish women, including some of those who fought for 72 years for woman suffrage.

Professor Pamela Nadell holds the Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women’s and Gender History at American University where she directs the Jewish Studies Program and received the University’s highest award, Scholar/Teacher of the  Year. She is also the author of Women Who Would Be Rabbis: A History of Women’s Ordination, 1889-1995.

Co-sponsored by Congregation Beth Israel, The Emanuel Synagogue, the Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County, and UConn’s Center for Judaic Studies.