Letty Cottin Pogrebin


Liberia Reminds Me of Israel

By Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Liberia Reminds Me of Israel
Liberia and Israel are worlds apart in almost every measurement of development. Yet they share a back story of freedom from oppression and links to America.Read More


Jewish Feminism: The Battles Are Not Over

By Letty Cottin Pogrebin

This is the first entry of an ongoing series exploring Jewish feminism. Read More


Esther Broner, Activist, Author, Mother of the Women's Seder, Is Dead at 83

By Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Esther Broner, Activist, Author, Mother of the Women's Seder, Is Dead at 83
Letty Cottin Pogrebin remembers her friend Esther Broner (center), author, activist and mother of the women’s Seder, who died June 21 at age 83.Read More


The ‘A-Word’ in Hebron

By Letty Cottin Pogrebin

You’ve probably read about the situation in the West Bank city of Hebron, where some 800 Jewish settlers live in the midst of 170,000 Palestinians. But being there is something else. Being there can make you sick to your stomach; being there you can’t help thinking of the “A-word.”Read More


The Un-Jewish Assault on Richard Goldstone

By Letty Cottin Pogrebin

The Un-Jewish Assault on Richard Goldstone
Two years after Operation Cast Lead, Israel’s three-week assault against Hamas in Gaza, we are still grappling with the fallout. Much of the public reckoning has been channeled into an acrimonious debate over the report of a four-person investigative commission appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council and headed by Judge Richard Goldstone. Regrettably, the conduct of many of Israel’s supporters in this dispute has been both indecent and profoundly un-Jewish.Read More



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