Book Launch: The Weavers of Tratenau by Janine Holc

HBI Book Launch: The Weavers of Tratenau, Jewish Female Forced Labor in the Holocaust by Janine Holc, a 2023 publication in the HBI Series on Jewish Women. October 17, 7 PM/In-Person Liberman-Miller Lecture Hall, Kniznick Gallery Please register to join this in-person event. Paired with Lives Eliminated, Dreams Illuminated, an immersive exhibition of painting and music, […]

Sandra Seltzer Silberman HBI Conversations Series: The Weavers of Tratenau

October 18, 7 PM ET/Online Sandra Seltzer Silberman HBI Conversations Series Please register to join this online event. Join HBI when we speak with Janine Holc, author of The Weavers of Trautenau, who uses a fresh approach to post-war testimony collections - many of which are shared with the reader - to reconstruct the forced labor […]

Frankly Feminist Salon with New Synagogue Project

People's Book

Today, we need feminist fiction more than ever—to connect us to our past and help us dream about a feminist future. On Thursday, Oct. 19, at 6 pm, 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 Conversation: Susan Weidman Schneider & Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt

Adas Israel Congregation

What happens when you put women at the center of every story – as Lilith magazine has been doing for more than 45 years? On Sunday, Oct. 22, at 2 pm, join Susan Weidman Schneider, editor in chief of Lilith magazine, and our own Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt in conversation about Lilith's groundbreaking Jewish feminist fiction […]

Frontiers in Ornithology Youth Symposium with Katie Fallon

Ashland Nature Center Hockessin, Delaware

Join Katie Fallon, author of Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird, for a sessions on mentorship and writing birds at this year's Frontiers in Ornithology Youth Symposium. The primary mission of this event is to focus on ornithology, conservation science and related academic pursuits. The symposium does not focus on birding, bird identification […]

The Growth of Trees with Michael Wojtech

The Nature Museum Grafton, Vermont

No single view of a tree is a fixed snapshot in time that tells the complete story. Join Michael and discover how trees grow, reproduce, and interact with their environment across days, weeks, seasons, and years and over varying scales—from the intricate details of buds, flowers, leaves, and bark that we use for species identification […]

UnCharitable Documentary at Regent Theatre, Arlington

Regent Theatre Arlington, Massachusetts

About “UnCharitable” After three of the most dynamic and successful U.S. charities were shut down by conservative charity watchdogs, destroying lives and cutting off precious resources, many of the top influencers in the field knew something had to be done to overhaul the nonprofit sector. Led by Dan Pallotta, whose record-breaking TED Talk on the […]

Talk & Taste: German-Jewish Holiday Celebration

Essex Market 88 Essex St, New York, United States

Join us for some local history, a bit of entertainment and storytelling, and a good nosh! Throughout its history, the Lower East Side has been home to nearly every immigrant group that arrived in New York City to pursue the American Dream. By the 1850s, the German population was so large that the area became […]


UnCharitable Documentary at Strand Theatre

Strand Theatre

Friday, December 1st - 2:00pm Saturday, December 2nd - 2:00pm What if charity could be transformed from a gesture to an answer— to solving the world’s greatest problems? What if everything we’ve been taught about charitable giving is wrong? What if it’s undermining the verycauses we love the most? UnCharitableis a one-of-a-kind movie that shows […]

Illustrator Kate Feiffer at Edgartown Books

Edgartown Books 44 Main Street, Edgartown, MA, United States

Join Kate Feiffer, Vineyard-based illustrator of The Lamb Cycle: What the Great English Poets Would Have Written About Mary and Her Lamb (Had They Thought of It First), for a book signing at the Vineyard's own Edgartown Books. The signing will take place Sunday, December 17th from 2:00 - 4:00pm. What if “Mary Had a Little […]

Paula Birnbaum in Conversation at Boston Athenaeum

Boston Athenaeum 10 1/2 Beacon St, Boston, United States

Join Paula J. Birnbaum, author of Sculpting a Life: Chana Orloff Between Paris and Tel Aviv, in conversation with Bill Kuhn at the Boston Athenaeum.

Author Susan Kahn with the Jewish Women’s Archive


Join Susan Kahn, author of Canine Pioneer: The Extraordinary Life of Rudolphina Menzel for a virtual reading with the Jewish Women's Archive. Canine Pioneer tells the story of Rudolphina Menzel, a Viennese-born Jewish scientist whose pioneering research on canine psychology, development, and behavior shaped the ways dogs came to be trained and understood. She originated […]

Brandeis Educational Justice Initiative & Brandeis University Press Present: Unlocking Learning: International Perspectives on Education in Prison

Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Brandeis Library 415 South St, Waltham, MA, United States

Click Here to Join the Webinar Brandeis Educational Justice Initiative & Brandeis University Press Present: Unlocking Learning: International Perspectives on Education in Prison Join the Brandeis Educational Justice Initiative & Brandeis University Press for a conversation with Justin McDevitt and Mneesha Gellman, editors of Unlocking Learning: International Perspectives on Education in Prison, the latest book […]

Book Release Party: Birdwatching in Maine

Maine Beer Company 525 US Route 1, Freeport, Maine

Join Freeport Wild Bird Supply and Maine Beer Company to celebrate the release of the 2nd Edition of Birdwatching in Maine.​   With over 470 species of birds recorded, Maine offers an abundance of birding opportunities for people of all levels of interest and experience, from those looking beyond their backyards for the first time […]