Tour and Events

Online Events

Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 7:00 pm ET
Antisemitism and the American Past
Sutton Place Synagogue
New York, NY

Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 5:30 pm MST
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
B’nai Havurah Reconstructionist Congregation
Denver, CO

Thursday, November 11, 2021, 7:00 pm ET
American Jewish Women as Change Makers: A Look at the Past
Congregation Rodeph Sholom

New York, NY

Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 7:30 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Sisterhood Book Group of Central Synagogue – Beth Emeth
Rockville Centre, NY

Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 1:00 pm ET
Antisemitism and the American Past
Central Conference of American Rabbis Webinar

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 8:00 pm ET
‘It Can Happen Here’: Antisemitism, Gender, and the American Past
Women’s Network, Beth El Temple
West Hartford, CT

Thursday, March 24, 2022, 5:30 pm MST
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Out of Tragedy Comes Social Justice
B’nai Havurah Reconstructionist Congregation
Denver, CO

In-Person Events

Monday, January 24-Tuesday, January 25, 2022, TBA
Eckstein Scholar-in-Residence, Center for Jewish Studies
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

Thursday, March 3, 2022, 6:00 PM ET
Jewish Women at Hunter College
Hunter College Jewish Studies Center
New York, NY

Sunday, March 20, 2022, 11:00 AM
America’s Jewish Women: a History from Colonial Times to Today
Temple Emanuel
Kensington, MD

Monday, March 28th, 2022, TBA
“Down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room”: Politics and America’s Jewish Women
University of Florida Center for Jewish Studies
Gainesville, FL

Book Clubs

Summer Reading Schmooze, Center for Jewish History
Jewish Women’s Archive Book Club
Women of Conservative Judaism: Women’s League Reads  (May 2019 book of the month)

Past Events

  • Washington, DC Metropolitan/Maryland: Politics and Prose Bookstore, with Rabbi Shira Stutman; Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies (at JCC of Northern Virginia and Kol Shalom, Rockville); Congregation B’nai Tzedek (Potomac, MD); Cantors Assembly (Potomac, MD); American University High Impact Research Conference; Women of Reform Judaism Social Justice Conference; National Archives; National Museum of American Jewish Military History; Jewish Study Center; B’nai Israel Congregation (Rockville, MD); Bet Aviv Congregation (Columbia, MD); American University book talk and panel with Jewish Studies students; Baltimore Jewish Literary Festival (at Jewish Museum of Maryland), Tifereth Israel Congregation (DC); Live and Learn (Bethesda, MD); Temple Sinai Women of Reform Judaism Author Roundtable
  • New Jersey: Congregation B’nai Jeshurun (Short Hills) The Book House (Millburn); Congregation Gesher Shalom/Jewish Community Center of Fort Lee
  • New York: American Jewish Historical Society, with Jane Eisner; 92nd Street Y, with Rona Sheramy; New York Public Library, with Gal Beckerman; Yeshivat Maharat, with Rabba Sara Hurwitz, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Columbia University; Streiker Center, Temple Emanu-El, panel “Create Meaning or Fade Away”
  • Philadelphia: National Museum of American Jewish History
  • Charlottesville, VA: Virginia Book Festival; University of Virginia Jewish Studies Faculty & Graduate Students Workshop
  • Massachusetts: Boston: Porter Square Books; Amherst: Yiddish Book Center
  • Charleston, SC: College of Charleston, Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program;
    Women’s League for Conservative Judaism – Southern Region
  • Ohio: Central Conference of American Rabbis (Cincinnati); Jewish Community Center, Columbus; Cleveland Jewish Book Festival
  • Seattle, WA; Third Place Books–Ravenna
  • Eugene, OR: University of Oregon – Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies
  • California: Green Apple Books on the Park (San Francisco); Stanford University; American Jewish University; University of California at Los Angeles, University of California at Santa Barbara; Temple Beth Am (Los Angeles); Merage Jewish Community Center (Orange County)
  • Minneapolis: University of Minnesota
  • Michigan: Eastern Michigan University
  • Arizona: Limmud Arizona (Tempe), Women’s Leadership Institute Learning and Leading  Jewishly (Scottsdale)
  • Texas: Margot Rosenberg Dallas Jewish Bookfest
  • Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Schusterman Center for Judaic Studies
  • Florida: Alper Jewish Community Center (Miami)

Online Events

Book Talks & Conversations
Peninsula Jewish Historical Society (VA); American Jewish University B’yachad Together (Los Angeles); Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (Rockville, MD); Ring House (Rockville, MD); Rhodes College/Memphis Jewish Community Center/Memphis Jewish Historical Society in conversation with Jonathan Judaken; Hadassah- Brandeis Institute (Waltham, MA); Zioness; Temple Sinai (Atlanta); Bender Jewish Community Center (Rockville, MA); Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford (West Hartford, CT co-sponsored by Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County, The Emanuel Synagogue, Congregation B’nai Israel, and the University of Connecticut Center for Judaic Studies); Shusterman Lecture, Gratz College, in conversation with Liz Spikol; Tulane University Grant Center for the American Jewish Experience; Temple Bat Yam Sisterhood (Tahoe, CA); Tampa Festival of Jewish Books and Conversation; Women of Reform Judaism Northeast District Convention, in conversation with Susan Weidman Schneider; Adas Israel Sisterhood (Washington, DC); Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries; Temple Beth Ahm (Parsippany, NJ); Congregation KAM Isaiah Israel (Chicago, IL); Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (South Orange, NJ); Rice University, in conversation with Joshua Furman and Melissa Weininger; Beth El Temple (West Hartford, CT); Temple Emanu-El (San Diego, CA); Stamford (CT) Jewish Community Center & Stamford Hadassah, in conversation with Betsy Stone; Congregation Or Chadash Book Club (Damascus, MD); Association of Jewish Libraries; Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, in conversation with Rabbi Rachel Ain; American Jewish Committee New Jersey Region, in conversation with Laura Shaw Frank; Falmouth Jewish Congregation, Vilna Shul, & Worcester Jewish Community Center (MA); Edlavitch District of Columbia Jewish Community Center; Great Naples Jewish eBook Festival (FL); Lions of Judah and Pomegranates (Greater Naples, FL); North Suburban Synagogue Beth El (Highland Park, IL); Temple Beth Shalom (Livingston, NJ); People of the Book, Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (FL); Hadassah Tzedekah Chapter Tivoli Lakes (FL); Olney Public Library Jewish Book Club (Montgomery County Public Library, MD); Hadassah Aliza Chapter (Monroe Township, NJ); L’Chaim (New York High Schoolers); Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies at Young Israel of New Rochelle (NY)

Other Topics

  • Set the World on Fire: How Antisemitism Fuels White Nationalism
    A panel discussion with Eric Ward, Daryl Johnson, and Derek Black for PBS Exploring Hate: Antisemitism, Racism Extremism
  • Through Women’s Eyes: Antisemitism in America (for the virtual scholars’ conference “Antisemitism in Today’s America: Manifestations, Causes, and Consequences,” Indiana University, July 26, 2021)
  • Henry Ford and Antisemitism Between World War I and World War II, in conversation with Daniel Greene Moment Magazine Zoominar
  • Antisemitism and the American Past, 3-session course, AJS Academy (Association for Jewish Studies)
  • In conversation with Scott Seligman about his new book The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902 , Capital Jewish Museum, Washington, DC
  • Becoming an “all-of-a-kind” Jewish Historian, Brandenburg Lecture, Department of History,
    American University, Washington, DC
  • The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Out of Tragedy Comes Social Justice (Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, University of Hartford and Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, University of Connecticut; Temple Beth Jacob of Newburgh, NY)
  • Antisemitism in America, Catholic Theological Union (Chicago)
  • Antisemitism and the American Past, Council of American Jewish Museums
  • “It Can Happen Here”: Antisemitism, Gender, and the American Past
    Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan
  • Antisemitism in America (Smithsonian Associates)
  • 100th Anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, in conversation with Elaine Weiss (Moment Magazine)
  • Votes for Women: Jews and the Suffrage Movement (Hadassah Magazine)
  • Jewish Women and Health Crises in History, American Jewish Archives
  • Facing the Spanish Flu and the Great Depression, National Museum of American Jewish History
  • The Plot Against America: Antisemitism Run Amok, National Museum of American Jewish History
  • From Emma Lazarus to Natalie Portman: America’s Jewish Women, Zionism, and the State of Israel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Votes for Women: An Event Exploring Jews and Suffrage, Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America