Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Jewish Women in Historical Perspective

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 9:15am to 11:00am

University Student Union, Flintridge Room

Rashi's Daughters and Rav Hisda's Daughter bookjacketsMaggie Anton will describe the social and religious lives of ancient and medieval Jewish women. Her newly published book, Rav Hisda’s Daughter, focuses on women in ancient Persia.  She is also the author of the trilogy Rashi’s Daughters. This author of historical fiction will share her adventures in research and the challenges of turning research into readable fiction. 

Please call (818) 677-4724 or email   to reserve a seat.