ONLINEHistory of Jews and Reproductive Rights in America

Top Pick Next Event: December 2, 2021 Free
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Come and learn about how American Jews have battled for—and against—the right of women to control their fertility in the 20th century. All registrants will get recordings of all sessions the day after the live online session.


Dec. 2: JWA CEO Dr. Judith Rosenbaum on the fight for birth control in New York City’s immigrant community in the 1910s.

Dec. 9: JWA Director of Programs, Dr. Betsy More on how Jewish feminists in the 1960s and 70s organized and fought for national child care centers.

Dec. 16: Dr. Rachel Kranson, director of Jewish studies at the University of Pittsburgh, on Jews and the politics of abortion after Roe v. Wade.

Dec. 23: Dr. Samira Mehta, professor of women and gender studies and Jewish studies at the University of Colorado, on Jewish reaction against birth control in the face of second-wave feminism.

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