Jewish Feminist Scholar Judith Plaskow to Speak at Ithaca College

ITHACA, NY—Noted Jewish feminist author and activist Judith Plaskow will speak at Ithaca College on Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Textor 103. Her talk, “Judaism through a Feminist Lens: Feminism in a Post-Feminist Era,” is free and open to the public.

Plaskow has been teaching, writing and speaking about Jewish feminism for over 40 years. She authored the foundational work of Jewish feminist theology, “Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective,” and a collection of essays, “The Coming of Lilith: Essays on Feminism, Judaism, and Sexual Ethics.” She cofounded and coedited the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion.

A professor emerita of religious studies at Manhattan College, Plaskow is currently serving as the Rabbi Sally J. Priesand Visiting Professor of Jewish Women’s Studies at the New York campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

Plaskow’s visit is supported by the Rachel Siegel Jewish Studies Fund at Ithaca College, and is cosponsored by the women’s studies program and Hillel.

For more information, contact Rebecca Lesses, coordinator of Jewish studies, at (607) 274-3556 or

Jewish feminist scholar Judith Plaskow will speak at Ithaca College