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International Women's Day at the BJHC

Updated: Feb 12

In honor of International Women's Day

Women pulling the strings

conference on Iraqi Jewish women will held in TED's lectures style


Dr. Limor Kattan, Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center - The Jewish Girl's School in Calcutta

Dr. Noga Efrati, The Open University - The Awakening of Women

Mrs. Zionit Fatal-Kupervasser, Ben Gurion University - Women in the Zionist movement in Iraq: the dignity of a king's daughter is not internal only

Dr. Batia Shimoni, Ben Gurion University - Immigration to Israel as an opportunity and a crisis in Iraqi women's lives

Dr. Yehudit Erenberg, Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center - The Jewish Kurdish woman's clothing in Iraqi Kurdistan

Dr. Sigal Gorji, Ben Gurion University - "The pain of two homelands" in the works of Jewish women writers from Iraq

Dr. Itamar Drori, Bar Ilan University - "And one woman sat at the head of the crowd": an alternative female Torah study in the stories of Rabbi Yosef Haim of Baghdad

Prof. Esther Meir-Glitzenstein, Ben Gurion University and Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center - From Babylon to the political elite in Israel - Minister Shoshana Arbeli-Almozlino

At the end of the conference a panel of "Women pulling the strings" will be held

(details below)


Tuesday | March 12, 2024 | 2:00 pm | BJHC, 83 Mordechai Ben Porat Ave., Or Yehuda

Price for a members - 60 NIS | Guests - 70 NIS

Registration: Tel./WhatsApp: 03-5339278 ext. 8 | babylon@bjhc.org.il


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