The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

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Abigail Pogrebin

Abigail Pogrebin is the author of Stars of David and My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, which was a finalist for a National Jewish Book Award.  She moderates public conversations for the Manhattan JCC and The Streicker Center and was President of Central Synagogue in New York.

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Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin--a writer, activist, editor, organizer, and advocate--gained national recognition first in the national women’s movement and later as a spokesperson for Jewish feminism and issues related to Israel-Palestine. In her work, Pogrebin writes intimately about her own life’s complexities, while echoing the experiences of millions of women.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Abigail Pogrebin." (Viewed on November 29, 2023) <>.


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