READING THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THE 93 BAIS YAAKOV GIRLS: ORTHODOX MEMORY IN CATASTROPHIC TIMES
Naomi Seidman is the Chancellor Jackman Professor of the Arts in the Department for the Study of Religion and the Center for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto. Her most recent book is Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition (2019), which was awarded a National Jewish Book Award in Women's Studies.
Featuring a performance of Yiddish Bais Yaakov songs from the 1920s by:
Basya Schechter leads her band, Pharoah's Daughter, through swirling Hasidic chants, Mizrachi and Sephardi folk-rock, and spiritual stylings filtered through percussion, flute, strings and electronica.
M (they/them) Miller attended Bais Yaakov Elementary School in Montreal and Toronto before moving to New York and was raised in a Chasidic family and is a descendant of a long line of cantors.
Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Program in Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies, Ronald O. Perlman Institute of Judaic Studies at Princeton University.
Department of Near Eastern Studies