Letty Cottin Pogrebin answers hundreds of provocative questions in her landmark book about friendship in all its pleasurable, problematical complexity. Deftly weaving fresh insights, eye-opening facts, and heart-warming anecdotes, Pogrebin draws on nearly 150 interviews and a vast body of research to analyze whom we choose as friends, how we make friends, and why some friendships crack under the smallest pressure while others last a lifetime.
The leftist son of Holocaust survivors who promises his mother on her deathbed that he will marry a Jew and raise Jewish children falls in love with a black activist talk show host.
An ebullient, deeply engaging novel about the enduring ripple effect of family secrets and the triumph of sisterly love.
Pogrebin's advice about friendship and illness -- infused with sensitivity, warmth, and (believe it or not) humor--is interwoven with boldly candid stories from her own journey through the land of the sick and her sometimes imperfect interactions with friends of hers who are sick or suffering.
In this insightful and wonderfully personal book, a bestselling author writes with unflinching honesty and uncommon cheer about the feelings that accompany the universal experience of growing older.
The struggle to integrate a feminist head with a Jewish heart can lead to a greater appreciation of both identities and the rewards of a passionate, well-examined life.
In this landmark book, Letty Cottin Pogrebin draws on nearly 150 interviews, personal experience, and current research to explore every aspect of friendship in all its pleasurable and problematic complexity.
A penetrating inquiry into the nature of the traditional family, the diverse forms of current families and how to create "democratic families" that effectively prepare children for life in the modern world.
Growing Up Free provides a new blueprint for raising children in today's world of challenge and change.
Getting Yours is a down-to-earth, informative, and compassionate guide to the working world, a world that can serve your needs as well as you have always served the needs of others--if you know how to make it happen.
How To Make It In A Man's World
is the 1970s classic that instructed women who wanted an exciting career, a husband, children, a fascinating social life, challenges, rewards and money (simultaneously) on how to get it in the Mad Men era.
The classic, award-winning, bestselling collection of nonsexist stories, songs, and skits that has captivated and influenced three generations of children.
This follow-up volume to Free To Be, You and Me is a paean to the diverse ways people form families, support one another, and honor difference. Stories, songs, poems, and pictures that help ease the path for children and grown-ups to discuss sensitive issues.
A child-cheering parent-pleasing book, Stories for Free Children reaffirms the joyful spirit of girls and boys who are free to be themselves and be true to themselves.
"Am I Too Dangerous To Enter Israel" Op-ed, Haaretz, Mar 9, 2017
My reaction to Israel's new "entry law" banning people critical of the government's settlement policy
"How to Live With the Elephant in the Room," Moment Magazine, Mar/Apr 2017
Coalition-building is complicated but problems with the Israel/Palestine relationship cannot be avoided.
The New York Times, January 1, 2016
Letter to the Editor: The Meaning of Incarnation
Lilith Magazine, December 2015
Novel featured in 7 Jewish Feminist Highlights of 2015
Rollins 360, November 24, 2015
On Letty's Talk: Making Change Together
The New York Times, September 11, 2015
Letter to the Editor: An Irony in Jerusalem
Moment Magazine, July-August 2015
Stop the destruction of Palestinian olive groves
Moment Magazine, March-April 2015
Islamophobia, The Flip Side of Anti-Semitism
Tablet Magazine, March 4, 2015
Remembering Leonard Nimoy's Wise Jewish Soul
Moment Magazine, May 2014
Bans, Blacklists and Flyers, Oh My!
Moment Magazine, December 2013
The politics and ethics of street tzedaka
Moment Magazine, Sept.-Oct. 2013
"Israel's Other Land Grab" - On Israel's Bedouin Community
Moment Magazine, August 2013
American Jews need to stop turning a blind eye to the resettlement of Israelís Bedouins.
Moment Magazine, May-June 2013
The Knesset's "Year of the Woman"
The Daily Beast, Feb 11, 2013 (Part I)
The Feminine Mystique at 50: Three feminists, myself included, revisit an early iconic "bible" of Second Wave feminism
Moment Magazine, Jan-Feb 2013
Why can't we show empathy to the Palestinians without being accused of disloyalty to Israel?
The Daily Beast
LCP on Where Zionism and feminism must meet
LCP profile & interview on her college days in the Fifties
The Daily Beast
LCP on Why Obama should name Bill Clinton his Special Emissary for Mid-East peace
LCP on "Does Birth Control Trump Israel?"
New York Times
LCP's Letter to the Editor about rape of Central Park birder
LCP on Disturbing developments in Hebron
NYTimes article on "Mad Men"
LCP interviewed by Susan Dominus on TV series about the Sixties
The Forward Op-Ed Page: LCP Guest Editor
LCP's introduction to four extraordinary Palestinian op-eds
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