Abigail Pogrebin


Why Newsweek Is Ending Top 50 Rabbis List

By Michael Lynton, Gary Ginsberg and Abigail Pogrebin

Some of the rabbis from the Newsweek Top 50 Rabbis list. / The Daily Beast Read More


How 'Stars of David' Made Leap From Page to Stage

By Abigail Pogrebin

How 'Stars of David' Made Leap From Page to Stage
Ten years ago, Abigail Pogrebin wrote a book about Jewish identity. Little did she know that some of her favorite songwriters would help bring ‘Stars of David’ to the stage.Read More


Warm and 'Utterly Jewish,' Nora Ephron Left Us Way Too Soon

By Abigail Pogrebin

Warm and 'Utterly Jewish,' Nora Ephron Left Us Way Too Soon
For all her acerbic humor, writer Nora Ephron was warm. For all her Jewish disconnection, she felt utterly Jewish. Her stunning work will outlive her, writes Abigail Pogrebin.Read More


'Feminist' Feels More Political Than I Am

By Abigail Pogrebin

This is the second entry in an ongoing series about Jewish feminism. Read More


Nora Ephron Remembers It All, Even Her Brush With Christianity

By Abigail Pogrebin

Nora Ephron Remembers It All, Even Her Brush With Christianity
Writer, producer and director Nora Ephron is responsible for titles that have become indisputably iconic in America’s cultural archive: “When Harry Met Sally,” “Sleepless in Seattle,” “You’ve Got Mail,” and “Julie & Julia,” to name just a few. Now, with a new book of essays, “I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections” (Knopf), which includes everything from Ephron’s thoughts on Pellegrino to the state of her elbows, the veteran humorist has added to her best-seller list.Read More



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