Letty Cottin Pogrebin
| May 17, 1965 (age 50)
New York, NY, U.S. (1965-05-17) |
Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Abigail Pogrebin (born May 17, 1965) is an American writer. She is the author of My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, published in 2017, and the 2005 book Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish. Her second book, One and the Same: My Life As an Identical Twin and What I’ve Learned About Everyone’s Struggle to Be Singular, was published in October 2009. Her bestselling Amazon Kindle Single, Showstopper, recounts her teenage adventure in the original Broadway cast of Stephen Sondheim’s flop, Merrily We Roll Along. Formerly a producer for Charlie Rose at PBS and Mike Wallace at 60 Minutes, she moderates her own interview series at the JCC in Manhattan and has been President of Central Synagogue from 2015 to present (her tenure ends in 2018). She is a daughter of Letty Cottin Pogrebin, the co-founder of Ms. Magazine, and Bert Pogrebin, a management-side labor lawyer, and is the identical twin sister of Robin Pogrebin.
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