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posted: 10/7/2013 1:08 PM

Author Maggie Anton to speak at Beth Judea

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Submitted by Congregation Beth Judea

At 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, the Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Judea will welcome author Maggie Anton for a discussion of her books "Rav Hisda's Daughter: Book 1-Apprentice, Love, Talmud and Sorcery in Third Century Babylonia" and "Rashi's Daughter."

Anton is an award-winning author of historical fiction and a Talmud scholar, with expertise in Jewish women's history.

This discussion is open to members for $5 and nonmembers for $10.

Reservations are being accepted until Sunday, Oct. 13. Checks for this event should be made out to Torah Fund and sent to Edna Schrank, 1929 Fieldwood Drive, Northbrook, 60062. Questions can be directed to Edna Schrank at or (847) 564-2231.

Congregation Beth Judea is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue at Route 83 and Hilltop Road in Long Grove, led by Rabbi Jeff Pivo and Hazzan Roger Weisberg. For information, call (847) 634-0777 or

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