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Sunday, January 15 • 2:50pm - 3:35pm
Feminism as Evolution—Not Revolution: Harnessing Women's Empowerment in the Chasidic Community

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What does women's empowerment look like in the Chasidic community? Can one size truly fit all?

Join director/producer Paula Eiselt for a sneak peak of her upcoming PBS documentary 93QUEEN, which features Ezras Nashim founder Ruchie Freier, the first female Chasidic woman elected to office in the U.S. 

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Laura Adkins

Laura E. Adkins is the Forward's Contributing Network Editor. Previously, she has served as the editor of Jewish Insider, Assistant Blogs Editor at The Times of Israel, and as a fellow at The Israel Project. She graduated from NYU in 2016 with a B.A in Economics and a minor in Hebrew Judaic Studies. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Hill, The New York Observer, Legal Insurrection, The Jewish Week, The Times of Israel, Jewish... Read More →

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Paula Eiselt

A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Paula Eiselt is currently a 2016 IFP Documentary Lab Fellow. Her work has also been supported by New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), Independent Television Service (ITVS), International Documentary Association (IDA), Hartley Film Foundation, and Women Make Movies. She is currently directing two feature-length documentaries set in Brooklyn's Hasidic community, 93QUEEN and Following... Read More →
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Heidi Reinberg

Heidi Reinberg's work spans the breadth of the nonfiction realm, from developing series for branded-content powerhouse Cinelan to long-form docs for HBO and PBS. Previous credits include: House Hunters International (Director; HGTV); War Photographer/ Exposure (Co-Creator/EP with Oscar winner Ross Kauffman; NBCUniversal); The Arc Audi Racing Program (Dir/Prod); Words of Witness and Garbage... Read More →

Sunday January 15, 2017 2:50pm - 3:35pm

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