Members of Two Tribes are the Future of Judaism with Emily Bowen Cohen
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022
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Tuesday, November 1 at 8pm ET
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Join us on-line as we welcome the illustrator, author and educator, Emily Bowen Cohen, for a presentation celebrating the first day of Indigenous Peoples’ Month. During this program Cohen will discuss her own experiences as an Indigenous and Jewish American. Cohen will use her own original drawings and comic panels to help illustrate the myriad ways in which people with intersectional identities are creating spaces for themselves in todays Jewish community. She will also reflect on themes common to Jewish and Indigenous American experiences such as the importance of places that feel like home, historical persecution and oppression, and cultural traditions. Cohen is best known for her memoir-style comics including her book An American Indian Guide to the Day of Atonement, in addition to several other published essays, such as My Sioux-kot and Visiting National Parks While Native.
Cohen’s new novel entitled Two Tribes goes on sale in August 2023!
Additional Events Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Month:
- October 12 (online) – Jewish and Indigenous Interactions with David S Koffman Part 1 – Click here
- November 9 (online) – Jewish and Indigenous Interactions with David S Koffman Part 2 – Click here
- November 10 (in-person) – Conversation with Star of FX’s Reservation Dogs Sarah Podemski – Click here
This program is presented by the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History in partnership with the JCC of Greater Baltimore.