Esther Broner: A Weave of Women (2013)

In 1975 Esther Broner and Naomi Nimrod wrote the first Women's Haggadah, leading the way for modern Jewish feminism. For the next 36 years, Esther Broner led the Feminist Seder in NYC with ... See full summary »

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Lilly Rivlin

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In 1975 Esther Broner and Naomi Nimrod wrote the first Women's Haggadah, leading the way for modern Jewish feminism. For the next 36 years, Esther Broner led the Feminist Seder in NYC with a core group of women. This film documents the evolution of Jewish feminism through the Feminist Seder. We use archival footage and interviews with leading Jewish feminists who attended the Seder such as Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Gloria Steinem, and Canadian feminist/author Michel Landsberg. At the same time it tells the story of Esther Broner, described by the NY Times as a writer who explored the double marginalization of being Jewish and female. She was "intensely concerned with Jewish spirituality, and with carving out a place for women in a faith tradition that had long seemed not to want them." Written by Anonymous

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USA

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English

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8 August 2013 (USA) See more »

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Just Luck Productions See more »
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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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