Shabbat Dinner with...Pam Nadell

“America's Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today”

CBT member, Pamela S. Nadell, holds the Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women's and Gender History, chairs AU's Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative, and is Director of the Jewish Studies Program. A specialist in American Jewish history and women’s history, she teaches a variety of courses in Jewish civilization. Her awards include AU’s highest faculty award, Scholar/Teacher of the Year (2007) and the American Jewish Historical Society’s Lee Max Friedman Award for distinguished service to the profession. Her books include Women Who Would Be Rabbis: A History of Women's Ordination, 1889-1985 (Beacon Press, 1998), which was a finalist for a National Jewish Book Award. Past president of the international learned society the Association for Jewish Studies, she lectures widely in the U.S., Europe, and Israel. Her consulting work for museums includes the Library of Congress and the National Museum of American Jewish History on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall.

Co-sponsored by the Adult Education Committee and Sisterhood

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