Join Shira Kohn, assistant dean of The Graduate School of JTS, for "Sisterhood as Good Citizenship: The Jewish Sorority Experience in America."
Dr. Kohn received her doctorate from New York University's joint program in history and Hebrew and Judaic studies. Her dissertation examined Jewish college sororities and their encounters with social and political movements in postwar America.
Dr. Kohn is editor - along with Hasia Diner and Rachel Kranson - of “A Jewish Feminine Mystique?: Jewish Women in Postwar America." An educational consultant in the fields of American Jewish and Jewish women's history, she has previously worked with the Center for Online Jewish Studies and Re/Presenting the Jewish Past.
Dr. Kohn, a native of Chicago, received her bachelor's degree in Jewish studies, with distinction, from Ohio State University.
Attendees must pledge a minimum of $365 to the 2014 Campaign for Jewish Needs.