Prof. Pamela S. Nadell will deliver a virtual lecture on the topic her book, America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today, on Tuesday, August 25, at 5 p.m. America’s Jewish Women is winner of the 2019 National Jewish Book Award-Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year
Co-sponsored by The Emanuel Synagogue, the Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County and the UCONN Judaic Studies Program, Nadell’s talk celebrates the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote, highlighting activist Jewish women, including some of those who fought for 72 years for women’s suffrage.
Nadell holds the Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women’s and Gender History at American University where she directs the Jewish Studies Program. She is a recipient of 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.
To register and receive a link to the virtual program, visit jhsgh.org/virtual-book-talk-with-pamela-s-nadell. to receive a link to the virtual program.