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|Hope Into Practice, Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite our Fears|
|Date||Monday November 18|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:30 PM|
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Kehilla Community Synagogue
1300 Grand Avene
Piedmont, CA 94610
|penny [at] pennyrosenwasser.com|
Book Celebration for Bay Area Author/Activist Penny Rosenwasser's new book: Hope Into Practice, Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears!
Everyone Welcome! You'll hear about the book, engage in lively discussion, enjoy wonderful music with Debbie Fier and Shira Kammen, and sample taste treats -- and Penny will gladly sign your book! Program starts promptly at 7pm. Sponsored by Kehilla Synagogue, cosponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace. Wheelchair accessible.
Anchored in Jewish ethical tradition and community, Hope into Practice is an activist's call to repair the world. For info: PennyRosenwasser.com
Praise for Hope into Practice:
Hope into Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears...is a book for everyone, even recovering Catholics ...Hope floats throughout this book and the question, "What could Jewishness be without suffering or victimhood?" is asked in joy not shame. It is a question for all faith traditions."
--Kate Clinton, The Progressive Magazine
When I first read the Table of Contents, I was surprised to feel tears arise: tears of need, hunger, yearning, promise. Penny's book is filled with wild, truthful, and exuberant voices, you can feel their spirits in their words.
-Rabbi Margaret Holub
A wonderful, gutsy, and inspiring book. Penny Rosenwasser takes on the most explosive issues in American Jewish life today-racism and anti-Semitism, victimization and privilege, and Jewish politics around Israel and Palestine. A vision of a progressive Jewishness for a multicultural 21st century comes through proud and clear.
-Karen Brodkin, author of How Jews Became White Folks and What That Says About Race in America