YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
at the Center for Jewish History,
15 West 16th Street (betwn. 5th & 6th Aves.), N.Y.C.
"SELF CONCEPTIONS: WOMEN, CREATIVITY AND JEWISH IDENTITY"
A provocative roundtable discussion with four renowned women speakers. From secular to Orthodox-Chassidic, these women will explore questions of expectations, inspiration, spirituality, religion, gender and the transmission of family values in shaping the trajectories of their lives.
ERICA JONG - author of eight novels, including the classic Fear of Flying; DAPHNE MERKIN, critic and novelist; MOLLY JONG -FAST, novelist and essayist; BRONYA SHAFFER, noted lecturer on Jewish women's issues. Moderated by Joanna Lipper, award-winning film maker and author.
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