Decades after some of the books written by these women were published, they continue to inspire women of all faiths and cultures to step and fight for the cause.
In abundance at the March 6 launch of Abigail Pogrebin’s “My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew,” among other things, were wine, a distinctly Jewish sense of goodwill, motherly advice, and petite, tastefully arranged spoonfuls of raw tuna.
“How many of you can say that you are in a second, third or fourth generation of a family business?” said Rabbi Andy Bachman in his address honoring Russ Daughters and the Russ Family at the Museum at Eldridge Street’s first “From Generation to Generation” Gala—held at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall—who was presenting the honor to Niki Russ Federman and Josh Russ Tupper who are 4th generation owners of Russ & Daughters Cafe the appetizing store, and acclaimed restaurant owner of the 101-year old appetizing store. The honor was also given to Mark Ross Federman the 3rd generation of the Russ family.
A recent conversation between feminist icons Anita Hill and Letty Cottin Pogrebin was curiously out of touch with the contemporary feminist agenda.
In the New York Times, Letty Cottin Pogrebin slammed those criticizing Hillary Clinton’s feminism as ‘out of style.’ Anne Cohen writes that questioning Hillary isn’t a ‘feminist catfight.’ It’s important.
‘Man seders’ aim to teach men how to better lead their own family seders while hanging out with the guys enjoying steak and beer. Not everyone thinks that’s a good thing.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin dishes about the 40th anniversary of Free To Be You and Me, her feminist trajectory and her activism around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Feminist pioneer Letty Cottin Pogrebin has started a new conversation about the sick and how we try to care for them. She talks about Judaism’s mixed messages on caring.