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Shani Perlman

Shani Perlman lives in the Boston area with her husband. A graduate of Brandeis University, she loves to read, cook, do yoga, and look for loopholes in her lease that will allow her to adopt three Siberian huskies.

Blog Posts

Bulletproof Stockings by Sefira Ross

Meet “Bulletproof Stockings” and “Yiddish Princess”

by  Shani Perlman

Today we feature female American Jewish musicians who aren’t softly crooning classic Hebrew folk songs, traditional prayers, or even hava nagila. They are not belting out Broadway tunes or love songs à la Barbra Streisand or Bette Midler. These women are rocking out to their own beat.

Carrie Brownstein

Meet Carrie Brownstein: A Triple Threat

by  Shani Perlman

Although there’s nothing Jewish about her music, Carrie Brownstein is a bonafide Jewish rock star, as well as cowriter and co-star of the hit sketch comedy show Portlandia.

Judy Blume

Thank You, Judy Blume

by  Shani Perlman

Best-selling author Judy Blume is among the Jewesses with attitude featured in “MAKERS: Women Who Make America,” the film that premieres on PBS tomorrow night.

Topics: Feminism, Fiction
Jason and Mia Bauer, 2009

The Sweet Success of a Jewish Baker and Businesswoman

by  Shani Perlman

Chocolate Snowball. Toasted Coconut. Blackout. Raspberry Swirl. Peanut Butter Cup. White Hot Chocolate. Baba Booey. It’s hard to choose just one!

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Jewish Women's Archive. " Shani Perlman ." (Viewed on August 20, 2019) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/shani-perlman>.

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