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“Frankly Feminist” | 10/19 at 6 PM | A literary salon with Lilith Magazine

October 19, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Today, we need feminist fiction more than ever—to connect us to our past and help us dream about a feminist future. Join the New Synagogue Project and Lilith magazine for an intimate conversation about Lilith’s groundbreaking Jewish feminist short fiction collection, Frankly Feminist: Short Stories by Jewish Women, with Susan Weidman Schneider, Lilith’s Editor in Chief, and Frankly Feminist author Carolivia Herron. This collection showcases a wide range of stories offering variegated cultures and contexts and points of view: Persian Jews; a Biblical matriarch; an Ethiopian mother in modern Israel; suburban American teens; Eastern European academics; a sexual questioner; a Jew by choice; a new immigrant escaping her Lower East Side sweatshop; a Black Jewish marcher for justice; in Vichy France, a toddler’s mother hiding out; and more. Look forward to refreshments and provocative questions about how we tell our stories.
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October 19, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm