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Book Launch with Wendy Zierler

Sunday, April 30, 2023 9 Iyyar 5783

8:30 PM - 9:45 PMLower Level Beit Midrash

BOOK Launch Rabbi Dr. Wendy Zierler 


Join us for a discussion with Rabbi Dr. Wendy Zierler about her new book titled These Truths We Hold: Judaism in an Age of Truthiness

Wendy Zierler is Sigmund Falk Professor of Modern Jewish Literature and Feminist Studies at HUC-JIR in New York. Prior to joining HUC-JIR she was a Research Fellow in the English Department of the University of Hong Kong. At HUC-JIR she is Head of the Hebrew Department, and teaches courses on Modern Hebrew and American Jewish Literatures, Holocaust Literature, Literature of the Holidays, and Reel Theology, in addition to courses dealing with Gender and Judaism.

Rabbi Dr. Wendy Zierler, is Sigmund Falk Professor of Modern Jewish Literature and Feminist Studies at HUC-JIR in New York. She is the author of Movies and Midrash: Popular Film and Jewish Religious Conversation (SUNY Press, Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award, 2017); And Rachel Stole the Idols: The Emergence of Hebrew Women’s Writing (Wayne State UP, 2004), and translator / co-Editor with Carole Balin of To Tread on New Ground: Selected Hebrew Writings of Hava Shapiro (Wayne State UP, 2014).

In 2017 she was appointed Co-Editor of Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History, a leading scholarly journal in the field of Jewish Literature and in 2021 she she completed her learning at the Advanced Kollel: Executive Ordination at Yeshivat Maharat. 

Books will be available for sale $16/each.

If you are unable to join us in person, please join us over Zoom.
zoom.us/j/6136133703 or dial-in audio at +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 613 613 3700

In collaboration with Yeshivat Maharat and Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

  

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