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Jewish Music

Betty Robbins

Betty Robbins spent her life breaking gender boundaries in the Jewish community even before she made history as the first woman cantor in 1955.

Judith Kaplan Eisenstein

The first American girl to publically celebrate a bat mitzvah, Judith Kaplan Eisenstein went on to become a Jewish educator, composer, and musicologist.

Savina Teubal

Savina Teubal created space for Jewish women to participate in holidays and rituals, and created a powerful new tradition to recognize her own rite of passage from adult to elder.

Debbie Friedman

Debbie Friedman’s music transformed prayers for Jews across the movements.

Shannie Goldstein

Shannie Goldstein used her creativity to outsmart the KGB, bringing information to and from refuseniks in the Soviet Union.

Louise Azose

Born into a rabbinic Sephardic family in Bursa, Turkey, Louise Maimon followed her parents and siblings to Seattle in 1927 after her father was called to serve as a rabbi for Sehpardic Bikur Holim congregation. Married in 1929 to Jack Azose, they raised four sons and one daughter. Long active in Seattle’s Sephardic community, Louise was a living treasure of the traditions, history, recipes, faith, and folksongs of the Sephardic people she loved. Louise’s conversation and memories were filled with Ladino [Judeo-Spanish] words and phrases spoken within Spanish-Sephardic Jewish cultures.

Excerpt From "A Journey of Spirit" Documentary by Ann Coppel

From A Journey of Spirit, documentary about Debbie Friedman by Ann Coppel. View transcript.
Credit: Clip from A Journey of Spirit, courtesy of filmmaker Ann Coppel, Ann Coppel Productions, LLC, www.ajourneyofspirit.com.

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From A Journey of Spirit, documentary about Debbie Friedman by Ann Coppel. View transcript.

Credit: Clip from A Journey of Spirit, courtesy of filmmaker Ann Coppel, Ann Coppel Productions, LLC, www.ajourneyofspirit.com.

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Singer Shirley Cohen Steinberg records the beloved Passover song “One Morning”

February 23, 1951

Singer Shirley Cohen Steinberg records the beloved Passover song One Morning.

Passover Music Box

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Shirley Cohen Steinberg's album Passover Music Box contains the beloved children's song "One Morning."

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Shirley Cohen Steinberg's album Passover Music Box contains the beloved children's song "One Morning."

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Shirley Cohen Steinberg

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Singer and songwriter Shirley Cohen Steinberg wrote the popular song "One Morning," also known as "The Frog Song."
Courtesy of Sylvia Klein

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Singer and songwriter Shirley Cohen Steinberg wrote the popular song "One Morning," also known as "The Frog Song."

Courtesy of Sylvia Klein

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