Featuring Pamela S. Nadell
Join us to celebrate the completion of our 18th year of strategic grant-making on behalf of women and girls. The Miriam Fund welcomes Pamela S. Nadell, Chair of the Women’s and Gender History Department and Director of the Jewish Studies Program at American University in Washington, D.C. She will speak on the role Jewish American women played in the early days of the women’s movement and how they influenced Israel’s own work toward gender equality.
Dinner will be served. Dietary laws will be observed.
This is a free event, but your RSVP is requested by Friday, May 25.
For more information or special accommodations, please contact Daniella at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-457-8832.
Pamela S. Nadell holds the Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women's and Gender History and is Director of the Jewish Studies Program at American University. A specialist in American Jewish history and women’s history, she teaches a variety of courses in Jewish civilization. Her awards include American University’s 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, which was a finalist for a National Jewish Book Award. Her most recent book, co-edited with Professor Kate Haulman, is Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives. Past Chair of the Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society, she was deeply involved in the activities commemorating 350 years of Jewish life in America.