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Isaiah Women Calendar




ISAIAH WOMEN MONTHLY BOOK CLUB

Tuesday, August 18 | 7:00 p.m. | Private Home

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

#1 New York Times Instant Bestseller - Alaska, 1974. Ernt Allbright came home from the Vietnam War a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes the impulsive decision to move his wife and daughter north where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier. Cora will do anything for the man she loves, even if it means following him into the unknown. Thirteen-year-old Leni, caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, has little choice but to go along, daring to hope this new land promises her family a better future. But as winter approaches and darkness descends, Ernt’s fragile mental state deteriorates. And in their small cabin, covered in snow, blanketed in eighteen hours of the night, Leni and her mother learn the terrible truth: they are on their own.

Where: Private home (address provided upon RSVP)

For more info on Book Clubs, please email IW August Book Club



IW Live Reading: Let's Read a Script

Monday, August 24 | 7:15 p.m.

Isaiah Women for a Participatory Live Reading of one of America's Classic TV Shows! Led with directorial expertise of our own Jennie Fahn, you - as the audience - can either be a "viewer" or "cast member" for a live reading of a Mary Tyler Moore episode!

If you'd like to be a case member reading from the script, please RSVP by August 17. Parts will be assigned and scripts will be e-mailed a few days ahead of time. Just like in the real show 'biz', casting is not guaranteed, but we will keep everyone on the list for the future.

RSVP Here

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote

Monday, August 31 | 7:00 p.m.

Join Isaiah Women for a very special virtual event celebrating the passage of the 19th amendment on August 26, 1920.
Resources:
The Women's Vote Centennial Initiative
National Women's History Alliance  (fun swag available to purchase here!)
National Archives Museum 
www.womensvote100.org  
Jewish Suffragists
Recommended book: The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss

RSVP HERE
 

OUR ONGOING EVENTS


Isaiah Women Board
Meets every first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m
at the homes of various board members. 
If you are interested in attending a meeting, contact Beth Raanan: bcraan@gmail.com


Isaiah Women Lilith Salons
Join us for lively discussion and conversation on articles in Lilith Magazine. Meets quarterly at members' homes.
For more information, contact Elaine Diamond


Daughters of Torah Learning Circle
Step into Temple Isaiah's library and join a welcoming group of women who study and learn Torah each Wednesday morning.  As we travel through Judaism's sacred texts, we draw inspiration from our ancestors' journeys. Along the way, we discover connections to our own lives and our own stories. Our spirited discussions are far-ranging, sparked by challenging questions and fresh insights but always tempered with laughter and an open ear to all interpretations.
No Hebrew or prior Torah study experience is required. The door is always open! Drop-ins welcome, no RSVP necessary.

The sessions are led by Isaiah Women and Temple member Elaine Diamond, MA, Judaic Studies.
For further information, please contact Elaine Diamond directly at ediamond27@hotmail.com


When:  Every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 am
Where: Temple Isaiah Library


Join Isaiah Women
Please contact Membership Chair: Jennie Fahn at Isaiahwomenla@gmail.com