Tour and Events

Online Events

Sunday, December 16, 2020, Noon ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Adas Israel Sisterhood
Washington, DC

Monday, December 7, 2020, 2:00 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Montgomery County Public Library Long and Silver Spring Branches
Silver Spring, MD

Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 11:00am ET
Antisemitism and the American Past
Council of American Jewish Museums

Friday, December 18, 2020, 7:00 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Temple Beth Ahm
Parsippany, NJ

Saturday, December 19, 2020, 12:30 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Congregation KAM Isaiah Israel
Chicago, IL

Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 7:00 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel
South Orange, NJ

Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 7:30 pm ET
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Out of Tragedy Comes Social Justice
Greenberg Center of Judaic Studies, University of Hartford
Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, University of Connecticut

Monday, March 1, 2021, 4:30 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Program in Jewish Studies, Rice University
Houston, TX

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 8:00 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Beth El Temple
West Hartford, CT

Friday, March 12, 2021, Noon ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Congregation Or Chadash Book Club
Damascus, MD

Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 6:30 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center
New York, NY

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Evening
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Out of Tragedy Comes Social Justice
Temple Beth Jacob
Newburgh, NY

Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 7:30 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
Greater Naples Jewish Book Festival
Naples, FL

Monday, May 10, 2021, 2:00 pm ET
America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today
People of the Book Author Lecture Series
Sarasota, 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

Other Topics

  • “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