Ancient Wisdom: the Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln
Friday, May 14 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm| Free
Born in 1690, the author of this diary, in Yiddish, of a German Jewish woman offers the reader today valuable lessons on balance of family and work. Gluckel was a successful business woman, and a widow who raised 14 children. She also lived in a time of plague. Miriam Isaacs, professor of Yiddish, will share what we can still learn from this wise woman.