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2021 Virtual Fall Fundraiser: An Evening with Author Nicole Krauss

Monday, November 15, 2021 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Benefitting NCJW NY’s Pregnancy Loss Support Program 

Monday, November 15, 2021
5:30 PM VIP Event:  An Intimate Reception and Informal Conversation with Nicole Krauss
*For$250 level ticket or higher 
6:00 PM Program: Featuring Nicole in Conversation with NCJW NY Board member Meredith Barnett
RSVP by November 11, 2021

Tickets start at $36. Limited number of VIP Tickets available.

General Admission Options

VIP Ticket Options:  VIP Ticket holders are invited to an intimate pre-program conversation with Nicole Krauss  from 5:30 pm to 6 pm. Limited VIP tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

Our program will focus on Nicole’s overall body of work. There is no pre-reading required! However if you are unfamiliar with Nicole’s work, we encourage you to purchase her most recent collection of stories, To Be A Man, through www.thelitbar.com.


Host Committee: 
Shari Cohen
Alisha Goodman
Joan Shapiro Green
Jessi Hempel & Frances Clayton
Jodi Labow
Natasha Pryngler
Stacy Rodriguez-Rennard
Hillary Zilz

National Council of Jewish Women New York

NCJW NY is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW NY strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. NCJW NY serves New Yorkers from all walks of life, from all racial and religious backgrounds. For 125 years, NCJW NY has been fostering women’s leadership and addressing the city’s inequities through both direct social services and advocacy for systemic change.

Pregnancy Loss Support Program

Since 1983, the Pregnancy Loss Support Program has offered free one-on-one telephone counseling and support groups for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death.

Nicole Krauss

Nicole KraussHailed by the New York Times as “one of America’s most important novelists and an international literary sensation,” and by the Financial Times as “one of the great novelists working today,” Nicole Krauss is the author of of the international bestsellers, Forest Dark, Great House, a finalist for the National Book Award and the Orange Prize, and The History of Love, which won the Saroyan Prize for International Literature and France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, and was short-listed for the Orange, Médicis, and Femina prizes. Her first novel, Man Walks Into a Room, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book of the Year. In 2007, she was selected as one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists, and in 2010 she was chosen by The New Yorker for their “Twenty Under Forty” list. Her fiction has been published in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, Harper’s Magazine, Esquire, and The Best American Short Stories, and her books have been translated into thirty-seven languages. She is currently the first Writer-in-Residence at the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University. To Be a Man, her first collection of short stories, was published in November 2020.


(photo credit: Goni Riskin)



Monday, November 15, 2021
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm