Jewish Women Writers: The Cities behind the Stories

2010-2011 calendar – Jewish Women Writers: The Cities behind the Stories

12-Month HBI Wall Calendar, September 2010-August 2011

Jewish Women Writers: The Cities behind the Stories marks the return of the popular HBI annual wall calendar. We are so very pleased to bring you the fascinating narratives of these extraordinary authors and the beautiful images of the cities they write about.


• Interview style format lets you learn about these Jewish writers in their own voices, sharing experiences spanning multi-generations, twelve cities, and eight countries.

• Highlights each author’s work of fiction/memoir with beautiful, full-color images

• Includes U.S. national and Jewish holidays, weekly Torah portions

• Twelve-month format (September 2010 through August 2011)

• Measures 12" x 12"

Featured Authors and Cities:

Rebecca Goldstein

36 Arguments
for the Existence of God

Cambridge, Mass.

Lucette Lagnado

The Man in the White
Sharkskin Suit


Esther David

Shalom India Housing Society

Ahmedabad, India

Vivian Jeanette Kaplan

Ten Green Bottles


Marjorie Agosin

A Cross and A Star

Osorno, Chile

Joyce Zonana

Dream Homes

New Orleans

Farideh Goldin

Wedding Song

Shiraz, Iran

Tova Mirvis

The Ladies Auxiliary

Memphis, Tenn.

Dvora Waysman

The Pomegranate Pendant


Achy Obejas

Days of Awe


Linda Grant

When I Lived in Modern Times

Tel Aviv, Israel

Clara Sereni

Keeping House: A Novel in Recipes


Our Partners:

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Brandeis University

"Jewish Women Writers: The Cities behind the Stories" is a project of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, a research center at Brandeis University.