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Ruth Brin's Birthplace Saint Paul, MN
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Ruth F. Brin was a literary pioneer famous for her authentic Jewish poetry, prayer services, scholarly articles, children's books, librettos, a memoir, and most recently, at the age of 86, her first novel.

She was born in 1921 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and lived in Minneapolis until her death, at the age of 88, on Wednesday, September 30th. However, her poetry and teachings moved beyond the Twin Cities, filling the pages of Reconstructionist, Reform and Conservative prayer books used in synagogues around the country. She passed away on September 30, 2009 at the age of 88.

Here is her full obituary on TCJewfolk.com - http://tcjewfolk.com/ruth-brin-obituary/

Photo: Jeffrey Richman

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Birthplace/home/school/workplace of a history maker
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JWA use only on jwa.org

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Leora Maccabee

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ruth Brin's Birthplace." (Viewed on April 19, 2014) <http://jwa.org/onthemap/ruth-brins-birthplace>.