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October 2021

At Home in the World: American Jewish Women Abroad, 1865-1940

October 26 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
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Boston, 02116
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Join the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center (JHC) and Dr. Melissa R. Klapper for this exploration of the lives and travel experiences of American Jewish women in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Interweaving stories about women represented in the JHC’s own archives, Dr. Klapper will discuss how at a time of prescribed roles for women, American Jewish women discovered independence and self-actualization as they traveled around the world.

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Basics of New England Research

October 28 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
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Boston, 02116
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Free

Whether your ancestors lived in New England in the 17th century or the 21st centuries, this presentation will give you the basic information to begin—and advance—your research into New England records. In preparation for the release of the Sixth Edition of Genealogist’s Handbook for New England Research, this presentation will give you the basic historical context, general organization of records, go-to resources, and unique strategies that will give you a good foundation to succeed in tracing your New England ancestors.…

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November 2021

Anne Willan with Women in the Kitchen

November 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
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Boston, 02116
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Anne Willan, multi-award-winning culinary historian, cookbook writer, cooking teacher, and founder of La Varenne Cooking School in Paris, explores the lives and work of women cookbook authors whose important books have defined cooking over the past three hundred years. Beginning with the first published cookbook by Hannah Woolley in 1661, Women in the Kitchen moves through history to show how female cookbook authors have shaped American cooking today. Don’t miss learning more about such the lives and influences as such…

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