Events



Upcoming Presentations about Today I Am a Woman


April 24, 2014
Mandell Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford
335 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 
860-727-6170
Co-sponsored by Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford
7:00 PM


January 15, 2015
Golda Leah Chapter of Hadassah
Valencia Falls
Delray Beach, Florida


Past Presentations about Today I Am a Woman




Barbara with Joanne Kay, cousin of  Judith 
Kaplan, the first American bat mitzvah girl. 
March 23, 2014
Temple Emanuel
385 Ward St.
Newton, MA
617-558-8100
10:00 AM






January 12, 2014
Temple B'nai Abraham
200 East Lothrop St.
Beverly, MA
978-927-3211
Community Learning Day
9:00 AM



(Front, l. to r.) Rachel Eitches, Barbara Vinick,
Myra Promisel, Alisa Abrams, (Back  l. to r.)
Program Chair Elizabeth Sloan, Joyce Stern,
Sisterhood President Lisa Kleine
September 29, 2013
Adas Israel Congregation
2850 Quebec St. NW
Washington, DC
202-364-0717
1:00 PM
...your talk was informative as well as entertaining.







Barbara Vinick (l.) and Helaine Hazlett
of Jewish Heritage Center of the North Shore
August 7, 2013
"Jewish Girls Coming-of-Age Around the World:
History and Personal Stories of Bat Mitzvah"
Park Plaza Hotel
Boston, MA
5:00 PM






May 18, 2013
236 Kane St.
Brooklyn, NY
718-875-1550
12 noon
...You certainly enriched our day with your presentation...



Barbara in a lovely setting
270 State Rd.
Great Barrington, MA
413-528-6378
10:45 AM
 ...your program is terrific and I know everyone enjoyed it.









Shula responds to a question


April 9, 2013


515 South St.

Waltham, MA
781-736-2126

7:00 PM




April 10, 2013



515 South St.

Waltham, MA

781-736-2126
9:00 AM



Barbara reads a selection 
April 11, 2013
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires
Congregation Knesset Israel
16 Colt Rd.
Pittsfield, MA
413-442-4360
1:00 PM





March 14, 2013
Norumbega Point
99 Norumbega Rd.
Weston, MA
781-899-5505



March 4, 2013
Revere-Winthrop Hadassah
Four-Points Sheraton
407 Squire Rd.
Revere, MA
781-231-3562
12:00 Noon



Some attendees at the book signing

March 3, 2013
Book signing at private home
Sponsored by Temple Ohabei Shalom
1187 Beacon St.
Brookline, MA
617-277-6610
2:00 PM



Authors of articles (l. to r.) Claudia Gontovnik,
Colombia; Eda Birol, Turkey; Barbara, Noemi Rais, 
Colombia; Margie Milhem, Colombia

January 24, 2013
Books & Books
265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, Florida
305-442-4408
8:00 PM





 


Barbara Vinick (l.) and Shula Reinharz

       December 9, 2012
       Temple Shalom of Medford
       475 Winthrop St.
       Medford, MA
       781-396-3262 
       9:30 AM






Bat mitzvah girl Rachel Wetstein, mother Gina
and Barbara

December 2, 2012
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
411 E. Clinton Ave.
Tenafly, NJ
201-408-1470
4:00 PM






November 15, 2012
Merrimack Valley Jewish Federation
The Lanam Club
260 North Main St. (Route 28)
Andover, MA
978-688-0466
7:00 PM
Announcement in Boston Globe

November 4, 2012
Temple Beth Torah
2162 Washington St.
Holliston, MA
508-429-6268
6:30 PM
....we received many positive and lovely comments about your presentation...read more

November 2, 2012
10 Federal St.
Salem, MA
978-744-0804
10:00 AM

October 21, 2012
Nashoba Valley Hadassah
Congregation Beth Elohim
133 Prospect St.
Acton, MA
6:00 PM

Barbara Vinick, Linda Kopper, Lorna Peale

Burlington, VT
12:30 PM
Robert Barasch, a Vermont poet, wrote about 
a special bat mitzvah in Tel Aviv



October 7, 2012
Book signing at private home
Sponsored by West End Synagogue
190 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY
212-579-0777
September 20, 2012
82 Central St.
Wellesley, MA
781-431-1160
7:00 PM

September 11, 2012
Music Room, Town Center
100 Brooksby Village Drive
Peabody, MA
1-800-523-9704
10:00 AM

April 30, 2012
Newtonville Books
Newton, MA

April 25, 2012
Swampscott Public Library
Swampscott, MA

April 20, 2012
Greater Boston Chapter
Brandeis National Committee
Medford, MA

March 14, 2012
Brookline Booksmith
Brookline, MA

December 18, 2011
Jewish Book Month Special Event
Jewish Community Center of the North Shore
Marblehead, MA
Funded by Jewish Women's Endowment Fund
Sponsored by JCC of the North Shore, North Shore
Teen Initiative, Cohen Hillel Academy,
Robert I. Lappin Charitable Foundation

December 7, 2011
NewBridge on the Charles
Dedham, MA

December 4, 2011
Limmud Boston
Temple Mishkan Tefila
Chestnut Hill, MA

November 20, 2011
Today I Am a Woman: Celebrating Bat Mitzvah 
in Boston and Around the World
Temple Reyim
Newton, MA
Sponsored by Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Jewish Women's
Archive, Mayyim Hayyim, Synagogue Council of Massachusetts
Temple Reyim

November 4, 2011
Brandeis Hillel
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA