Jeanette Friedman


Why My Yom Kippur Is at Occupy Wall Street

By Jeanette Friedman

Why My Yom Kippur Is at Occupy Wall Street
On the Friday night immediately after Rosh Hashanna, my son Dan called for Shabbat dinner at Occupy Wall Street. There were about 25-30 of us who made kiddush, ate cholent (which translates these days into vegetarian chili), had tuna fish instead of gefilte fish and drank lots of juice while eating home-made challah.Read More


Marilyn Henry, Advocate for Survivors

By Michael Berenbaum and Jeanette Friedman

Marilyn Henry, Advocate for Survivors
Marilyn Henry was the quintessential old-school girl reporter — more Hildy Johnson in “His Girl Friday” than Brenda Starr. Her laser-sharp brain could cut through the most complex philosophical, financial, legal, religious and arcane data to get to the heart of a story.Read More



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