Emily Socolov

Fiercely Independent: Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman with Hilary Clinton in 2005 after winning the National Heritage Award.

A Poet's Life Spanning Shtetl and Subway

Born in 1920, Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman embodied her mother’s musical talent and her father’s poetic soul and love of Yiddish. Emily Socolov remembers her mother-in-law.