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2019 National Jewish Book Award “Book of the Year”

“It’s truly remarkable to read this book and appreciate how these women — numerically small, qualitatively great — made such a tremendous impact on this nation.”

—New York Times

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About Pamela Nadell

Acclaimed lecturer and teacher, Professor Pamela Nadell is the author of America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today, winner of the 2019 National Jewish Book Award—Jewish Book of the Year. She is currently writing a book about the history of American antisemitism.


Events

  • Book Launch for the Hebrew translation of America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
    September 5, 2022, 8:00 pm, ANU: The Museum of the Jewish People, Tel Aviv
    September 8, 2022, 5:30 pm, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Jerusalem
  • Changing Roles for Jewish Women in the Gilded Age,” Center for Jewish History, New York, October 2, 2022, 2:00 pm ET, in person and virtual
  • America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today, Orange County Jewish Community Scholars Program, October 19, 2022, 12:30 pm PT, Virtual

Media

The Great Debate: Is the Golden Age of American Jewry Over? with NYT columnist Bret Stephens

Shusterman Distinguished Scholar Lecture, America’s Jewish Women by Dr. Pamela S. Nadell