Binah features creative voices from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. In this series, we bring you remarkable artists and thinkers who’ve come to speak at the JCCSF as part of their Arts & Ideas program.
Binah: Carrie Brownstein With Dave Eggers
Musician (Sleater-Kinney), actress (Portlandia and Transparent) and writer Carrie Brownstein talks about the dawn of the underground feminist punk-rock movement that would define music and pop culture, from one of its founders.
Binah: Francine Prose’s The Vixen
Author Francine Prose turns the story of the trial and execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg into an improbably funny examination of distortions in the fictionalizing of history.
Binah: Margaret Atwood On Writing In The Time Of Dystopia
Novelist, poet and essayist Margaret Atwood discusses her latest work of fiction, “Two Scorched Men,” her seminal novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, and writing in the time of dystopia.
Binah: Mayim Bialik
Actress, neuroscientist, and new host of prime time specials for Jeopardy!, Mayim Bialik talks about what it means to grow up into a woman biologically, psychologically and sociologically.
Binah: Judy Chicago
Artist Judy Chicago discusses her life and career, from her Jewish roots, to her interest in human rights, to her search for feminist aesthetic forms and beyond.
Binah: Rebecca Traister Traces The History Of Unmarried Women In America
Variety; frequently thought-provoking