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Free to Be You and Me

45 Years of Free to Be You and Me

When he was three, my son, Jacob, asked for Baby All Gone for Hanukkah. And I couldn't have been prouder.

Blame it on “Free to Be You & Me.” Like many of my generation, that album belonged to the soundtrack of my formative years. Teaching about gender equality in an informal and natural way, the songs and vignettes were snappy, clever, and extremely memorable.

Francine Klagsbrun

From Free to Be … You and Me to Women of the Wall, Francine Klagsbrun pushed to change what possibilities were open for women.

Birth of feminist Letty Cottin Pogrebin

June 9, 1939

Birth of writer, feminist, and peace activist Letty Cottin Pogrebin.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Free to Be You and Me." (Viewed on December 12, 2017) <https://jwa.org/tags/free-to-be-you-and-me>.

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