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A Woman for Our Times

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NCJW NSW Presents: A Woman for Our Times ~ The Life and Times of Dr Fanny Reading

Gael Hammer will talk with author Dr Anne Sarzin in a chat about the her journey writing the newly released biography The Angel of Kings Cross: The Life and Times of Dr Fanny Reading, an important Jewish Australian woman of her time and founder of NCJWA. 

Join us for a special evening for our Founder's Day & Rebbetzin Jana Gottshall Memorial Library event on Monday 4th December. Eastern suburbs venue to be notified before the event.

Book Reviews

'This illuminating biography makes a significant contribution to Australian history, politics and culture.' -Emeritus Professor Konrad Kwiet, Resident Historian at the Sydney Jewish Museum

'Few leaders are endowed with the vision and ability to transform their society. One such catalyst of change was Dr Fanny Reading ...' -Professor Andrew Markus, Emeritus Professor of Monash University's Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation

'Sarzin's book, a labor of love, is a precious gift - not only to a great woman whose legacy has justly been restored but especially to readers, who will emerge with a greater knowledge of critical chapters in Jewish and Australian history, and an appreciation for someone they can cherish as a role model and source of inspiration.' -Dr Daniel Polisar, Executive Vice-President, Shalem College, Jerusalem

Special offer: Purchase your copy of the book at a special price of $35 (RRP $44) to be received and signed on the night.

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