by Susan Sapiro

Unearthing the Gems of Feminist Scholarship

Where can you find Hasidic girls, feminist theologians, and Israeli settler women all being discussed? At the Jewish Feminist Research Group, sponsored by Ma’yan: The Jewish Women’s Project of the JCC on the Upper West Side, in Manhattan. Open to the public, each monthly meeting of the JFRG (co-sponsored by the Jewish Women’s Studies Program at the Jewish Theological Seminary, the CUNY Center for the Study of Women and Society, and Hebrew Union College) offers a peephole onto the work of Jewish women scholars—well-known academics and graduate students alike—with responses from other experts. Among recent speakers:

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