International (Jewish) Women's Day

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International (Jewish) Women's Day

Time: March 21, 2018 from 6pm to 8:30pm
Location: Godfrey Thomson Hall
Street: Thomson’s Land, St John Street off Holyrood Road
City/Town: Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ
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Organized By: Edinburgh Jewish Dialogue
Latest Activity: Mar 9

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Event Description

Edinburgh Jewish Dialogue are delighted to present their first cultural event of the year – an International Jewish Women’s Day Celebration.

• Talk and discussion on Judaism, feminism and ritual by SHIRA ELIASSIAN Shira’s talk and discussion will explore women’s role in Judaism. This will centre on a feminist reimagining of an Orthodox community that offers equal opportunities to men and women through the design of new rituals that are inclusive to women. 

• Klezmer music led by GICA LOENING • 

• Presentation on International Jewish Women’s Day by HAILEY ZISLIS Hailey’s presentation will ask the broader question of what International Jewish Women’s Day means, by tracing its relationship to International Women’s Day, and Jewish women’s involvement in the suffragette movement.

Date – 21 March 2018

Location – Godfrey Thomson Hall • Room G1 • Thomson’s Land • St John’s Street • Off Holyrood Road • Edinburgh • EH8 8AQ • Disabled parking available 

Time – 6:00pm • Kosher light refreshments provided on arrival 

Tickets – £10 • To be paid on the night, but booked in advance via Eventbrite

Concessions – By donation • Students, disabled, unwaged

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